Organ Transplant Surgery

Largest Abdominal Transplantation Program in Central Massachusetts and Western Massachusetts

If you or a loved one has been told that you need an or­­gan transplant, it’s important to know that one of New England’s largest abdominal transplant programs is right here at UMass Memorial Health in Worcester. Our innovative program is enhanced by a compassionate support network for both patients and their families. Our multidisciplinary team of surgeons, physicians, coordinators, social workers, and nutritionists work together to provide expert care, guidance, and education throughout all phases of the transplant process.

Our transplant team spans many different specialties, including:

Why choose UMass Memorial for organ transplantation

Deciding where to have your organ transplant surgery is a major decision, and you want to feel confident that you’re making the right choice. Here are some of the top reasons why so many patients trust UMass Memorial Health’s Transplant Program.

  • A highly experienced surgical team: Our transplant surgeons are among the most experienced in all New England. 
  • Our patients do exceedingly well: We have a track record of excellent surgical outcomes. Review our outcomes at Scientific Registry of Transplant Recipients (SRTR).
  • A truly personalized approach to care: Each patient is unique, and we tailor our care to address your individual health issues and concerns. 
  • Exceptional support resources: In addition to expert clinical care, we provide compassionate guidance, support, and education before, during and after your procedure.
  • We offer hope to even the sickest patients: Unlike some transplant programs that turn away severely ill patients to maintain their rankings, we have a reputation for taking on even the sickest patients—with excellent results. 
  • A specialized program for patients with primary liver cancer: If you are diagnosed with primary liver cancer - Hepatocellular Carcinoma (HCC). We provide expert multidisciplinary care for patients with liver cancer while they wait for a liver transplant—one of only a handful of such programs in the Northeast.