Springfield Memorial Hospital is one of two central Illinois hospitals to offer kidney transplantations. The hospital's Medicare-certified transplant program was established in 1972; an average of 25 transplant procedures are performed each year.

A dedicated team provides support, guidance and education, including pre-transplant evaluations, post-operative care and care management for the lifetime of the transplanted organs. Self-referrals accepted as well as referrals from physicians and dialysis units.

Springfield Memorial Hospital offers minimally invasive laparoscopic nephrectomy for those considering a living organ donation.

A support group is available through the Seven County Dialysis Fund. Call 217-891-2981 for details.

To request an initial consultation or for more information, call 217-788-3441 or 888-864-9433.