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Transplantation department

  • Organ donation

    For more information on the donation process, visit LifeSource.

    Abbott Northwestern's Transplantation Department offers care and support at every step from pre-transplant evaluations through long-term post-transplant follow-up care. Transplant nurse coordinators and physicians are accessible 24/7.

    Transplantation programs

    Heart Transplantation

    The Minneapolis Heart Institute® is recognized internationally as one of the world's leading providers of heart and vascular care. This state-of-the-art facility combines the finest in personalized patient care with sophisticated technology in a unique, family-oriented environment.

    Kidney Transplantation

    Abbott Northwestern combines expertise and a state-of-the-art facility to provide the best possible care for its kidney transplant patients.

    Patient story


    Organ donation: transforming a life
    Judy Wittenberg recalls clearly what her doctor said on the day she had surgery that would allow her to donate a kidney to her older brother, Jeff Wittenberg.