Statistics and Outcomes

Kidney Transplant Survival Rates

The Kidney Transplant Program at the Hillman Center for Pediatric Transplantation at Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC has performed hundreds of pediatric kidney transplants with survival rates that are among the best in the nation.

Kidney Transplant Survival
1 Year  100%  national average  99% 
3 Years  100%  national average  99% 

Kidney Transplant Volumes

We've helped hundreds of children in need of kidney transplants, making Children's one of the most active kidney transplant centers in the country. Our team also performed the world’s first living-related pediatric kidney/bone marrow transplant.

Transplant Type 2015 Program Inception Through 12/31/2014
Living-Donor Kidney 8 200
Deceased-Donor Kidney 8 304
Subtotal 16 504

Sources: Internal data, Hillman Center for Pediatric Transplantation; Scientific Registry of Transplant Recipients (, December 2015 release.