Why choose Mayo Clinic

By Mayo Clinic Staff

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A Kidney Between Friends

Todd Goldrick was living the dream. Good job. Loving wife. Two young, healthy kids. Weekends spent playing golf, softball, kayaking, hiking, running or just hanging around home with the family. But that changed suddenly in 2010, when he and his wife simply tried to buy some life insurance. He was just 28. "Mine came back [...]

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  • Experience. Mayo Clinic transplant doctors, surgeons and other transplant staff members at Mayo Clinic in Arizona, Florida and Minnesota have extensive experience with living-donor transplantation. Mayo Clinic has one of the largest transplant practices in the United States.

    The majority of kidney transplants at Mayo Clinic in Minnesota are done using organs from living donors.

  • Team approach. Mayo Clinic's integrated teams of surgeons, doctors, transplant nurses, pharmacists and others work together to provide your care from your evaluation through post-surgery care.
  • Treatment expertise. Mayo Clinic doctors and surgeons have expertise with all types of living-donor transplant surgeries, including ABO incompatible transplant, positive crossmatch transplant, paired donation and other complex procedures.
  • Innovation. Results of transplantation, particularly with living donors, are generally very good, but they can be improved. Staff in Mayo Clinic's transplant programs has taken a leading role in efforts to find new, improved ways to conduct aspects of transplantation, improve the experience of donation, reduce risks and improve the outcomes of transplantation.

Mayo Clinic: Answers you can trust

At Mayo Clinic, we assemble a team of specialists who take the time to listen and thoroughly understand your health issues and concerns. We tailor the care you receive to your personal health care needs. You can trust our specialists to collaborate and offer you the best possible outcomes, safety and service.

Mayo Clinic is a not-for-profit medical institution that reinvests all earnings into improving medical practice, research and education. We're constantly involved in innovation and medical research, finding solutions to improve your care and quality of life. Your doctor or someone on your medical team is likely involved in research related to your condition.

Our patients tell us that the quality of their interactions, our attention to detail and the efficiency of their visits mean health care — and trusted answers — like they've never experienced.

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