Methodist University Hospital Transplant Institute Awarded Center of Excellence Status

Published On 09/16/2010

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The liver transplant program at Methodist University Hospital Transplant Institute has been awarded Center of Excellence status with Blue Cross Blue Shield’s Blue Distinction Centers for Transplant. The Transplant Institute in Memphis, Tenn. is home to one of the 10 largest liver transplant programs in the country.

The liver transplant program at Methodist University Hospital Transplant Institute in partnership with the University of Tennessee Health Science Center has achieved Center of Excellence status with Blue Cross Blue Shield’s Blue Distinction Centers for Transplant (BDCT). The Transplant Institute had to meet stringent clinical criteria and demonstrate its commitment to quality care in order to receive this prestigious designation.

The Transplant Institute in Memphis, Tenn. is home to one of the 10 largest liver transplant programs in the country. The transplant institute consists of a state-of-the-art facility featuring two dedicated transplant operating rooms, a transplant clinic with telemedicine capabilities, and an off-site diagnostic center with a dedicated transplant area. Transplant surgeons also specialize in pancreas and kidney transplants.