Overview

Pancreas transplant team members

Pancreas transplant team members are experts in treating people with serious health conditions.

Giving persons living with diabetes a fresh start.

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Mayo Clinic's pancreas transplant doctors and surgeons use proven innovations to successfully treat people whose pancreas no longer functions properly. Their multidisciplinary approach and broad experience translate to better outcomes for people with diabetes, kidney failure and other complex conditions. Their expertise with a wide range of transplant techniques gives you the most appropriate treatment for your situation.

Mayo Clinic's specialists focus on your needs, bringing to your situation the strength of their:

  • Experience. Surgeons perform nearly 50 pancreas transplants each year at Mayo Clinic's three sites in Minnesota, Florida and Arizona. Their deep experience means treatments with high rates of success tailored to your needs. Mayo Clinic surgeons are experts in simultaneous kidney-pancreas transplant, pancreas-after-kidney transplant and solitary pancreas transplant procedures.
  • Teamwork. Our pancreas and kidney transplant specialists are dedicated to giving each patient the best possible treatment. They take time to listen to the needs of you and your family. Your care team works with you and a multidisciplinary team of doctors across nephrology, endocrinology, infectious disease management and other specialties to provide the treatment you need.

    By working together, your surgeons, doctors, transplant nurses, pharmacists, social workers and others manage every aspect of your pancreas transplant, from planning through post-surgical care.

  • Advancing in the field. Mayo Clinic physicians have advanced the science and clinical practice related to many procedures — including simultaneous kidney-pancreas transplant, solitary pancreas transplant or pancreas-after-kidney transplant — that enable more people to have access to safe treatment options.
  • Emerging treatments. Our scientists and physicians are involved in research that makes pancreas transplants safer and available to more people. At Mayo Clinic, you may have access to ongoing clinical trials and newly emerging treatments. The Transplant Research Center brings together abdominal surgeons, diabetes doctors (endocrinologists) and collaborators from other centers to develop better treatments every day.

Mayo Clinic surgeons perform pancreas transplants and simultaneous pancreas-kidney transplants at Mayo Clinic's campuses in Arizona, Florida and Minnesota.

Mayo Clinic doctors and scientists

Mayo Clinic doctors and scientists research new treatment options for people with diabetes.

Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn., ranks No. 1 for diabetes and endocrinology in the U.S. News & World Report Best Hospitals rankings. Mayo Clinic in Scottsdale, Ariz., is ranked highly performing for diabetes and endocrinology by U.S. News & World Report.

Oct. 10, 2019