Penn Transplant Institute

Contact Us and Locations

Kidney Transplant, Care, Evaluation and Surgery

Penn Transplant Institute
Kidney Transplant Program
Perelman Center for Advanced Medicine
West Pavilion, Second Floor
3400 Civic Center Boulevard
Philadelphia, PA 19104
800-789-PENN (7366)

Transplant Evaluation

Penn Medicine Radnor*
250 King of Prussia Road
Radnor, PA 19087
* A facility of the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania

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Penn Medicine—1400 East Route 70
1400 East Route 70
Cherry Hill, NJ 08034

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Penn Medicine Woodbury Heights
1006 Mantua Pike
Woodbury Heights, NJ 08097

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To schedule a consultation

A patient should be considered for transplant evaluation at the time of referral to dialysis, or when the patient's GFR is less than or equal to 20 ml/min. For additional information please refer to the program selection criteria.

To begin the evaluation process, patients can call 215-662-6200, or fax the referral form to the kidney transplant program. A patient care representative will call patients to schedule appointments.

To facilitate the appointment process, it is helpful for patients to have the following information available:

  • Full name, address and phone number of their referring nephrologist (kidney doctor)
  • Name, address and phone number of dialysis unit
  • Full name, address and phone number of primary care physician
  • Full name, address and phone number of any other specialists
  • Insurance information

Please note, to serve patients in central and northern New Jersey, kidney transplant evaluations are offered at Penn Medicine Bucks County, in Yardley, PA. To serve patients traveling from north and west of Philadelphia, kidney transplant evaluations are offered at Penn Medicine Radnor in Radnor, PA.

Records can be faxed or mailed to the Penn Transplant Institute:

Penn Transplant Institute
Kidney Transplant Program
Perelman Center for Advanced Medicine
West Pavilion, Second Floor
3400 Civic Center Boulevard
Philadelphia, PA 19104

Phone: 215-662-6200
Fax: 215-349-5096

Once the evaluation appointment has been scheduled for dialysis patients, the following information is requested from the dialysis unit:

  • End-Stage Renal Form 2728
  • Most recent history and physical
  • Pathology report
  • All documentation regarding nutrition, social work, and finance
  • Hematology and oncology records (past two years)
  • All labs (ABO/PSA) (past three months)
  • Cardiac studies (past two years)
  • GI/urology consults (past two years)
  • Nephrologist notes
  • Office notes
  • Kidney biopsy results
  • Kidney ultrasound (most recent)
  • PPD results/immuno (most recent)
  • Rounding report (past three months)
  • HP (initial/most recent)
  • EGDcColonoscopy (past 10 years)