Pediatric Transplant Surgery, San Antonio, Texas

The UT Transplant Center

Photo Organ transplantation is evolving Glenn A. Halff, MD
Director, UT Transplant Center
UT School of Medicine San Antonio
Professor of Surgery/Dielmann Chair
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"Success is dependent on a technically precise implantation, carefully balanced alteration of the immune system, collaboration between patient and physician regarding medical care and lack of recurrence of the initiating disease. The Transplant Center strives to provide state-of-the-art care in a supportive patient-friendly setting. It combines this high quality of complex care with ongoing investigation of the mechanisms of rejection and of diseases leading to recurrent organ dysfunction. Our ultimate goal is the illumination of knowledge that will allow prevention of the organ failure requiring transplantation."

The success of the Transplant Center at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio depends on the members of the multidisciplinary team who care for patients before and after their transplants. The Transplant Center employs extremely talented, competent and dedicated transplant surgeons, physicians, coordinators and nurses who follow the patients through their journeys from illness to recovery.

No other field has had a more dramatic impact on the practice of modern medicine than organ transplantation.
For patients afflicted with diseases that result in organ failure, replacement of that body part offers renewed quality of life and extended life expectancy. The success of transplantation rests on the talents of highly motivated and focused multidisciplinary teams, converging science and technology to its fullest extent. The faculty and staff at the Transplant Center at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio are devoted to take on the challenges patients with organ failure face, and we will work to better the lives of our patients.