Patient Stories

Kisha's Story - Kidney Transplant

Twelve years after her first kidney transplant, Kisha's kidneys began to fail. She came to Temple University Hospital for a second kidney transplant and says she’s now "living and loving life.":

To schedule an appointment a Temple Kidney Transplant Surgeon, click here or call 1-800-TEMPLE-MED (1-800-836-7536).

Nicole's Story - Kidney Donation

When Nicole learned that her minister, Mr. Paul, needed a kidney transplant, she volunteered to be a donor for him. Temple University Hospital performed the kidney transplant and both donor and patient are doing so well that Mr. Paul recently performed Nicole's wedding ceremony:

To schedule an appointment a Temple Kidney Transplant Surgeon, click here or call 1-800-TEMPLE-MED (1-800-836-7536).

Maggie's Story - Kidney Transplant

After a sudden trip to the emergency room, doctors informed Maggie that her husband’s kidneys were failing. Maggie and her husband came to Temple University Hospital, where he received a life-saving organ transplant:


To schedule an appointment a Temple Kidney Transplant Surgeon, click here or call 1-800-TEMPLE-MED (1-800-836-7536).

Donnie's Story - Kidney Transplant

Donnie was forced to go on dialysis and resign from his job as his kidney failure grew worse. Thanks to an organ match, doctors at the Temple Kidney Transplant Program were able save his life – giving him the ability to see his grandchildren grow up:

To schedule an appointment a Temple Kidney Transplant Surgeon, click here or call 1-800-TEMPLE-MED (1-800-836-7536).

Transplantation is one of the most significant advancements in the history of medicine, yet the need for organs and tissues is far greater than the number available. You can make a difference. Learn more.