transplantation


The Network encourages referral of patients for evaluation for transplant candidacy. ESRD Network 5 has 12 transplant centers that perform kidney and/or pancreas transplants in the District of Columbia, Maryland, Virginia, and West Virginia.  Information for each transplant center along with their current referral criteria guide, including information about the initial evaluation process, absolute & relative contraindications, and special considerations for Network transplant centers can be found below:
 

Transplant Centers

   

FACILITY NAME

District of Columbia

CONTACT

     PHONE

REFERRAL CRITERIA

Children's National Medical Center Laurie Midgley 202.476.5061  Referral Criteria
       
George Washington University Hospital Danielle Hinchey or
Phyllis Weech
202.715.4471
202.715.4487
Referral Criteria
       
MedStar Georgetown University
Hospital
Shandel Langston
 
202.444.3701
202.444.3714
Referral Criteria

Maryland

     
Johns Hopkins Comprehensive Transplant Evaluations/Appointments: 
Telisha Graham or
Towanda Artis
 410.614.5957 Referral Criteria
  Living Donors:  Bridget Creekmore, Pamela Duquette and Tamara Williams-Byrd   410.614.9345  
       
University of Maryland Tina Stern 410.328.5408 
410.492.5538
800.492.5538
 
Referral Criteria

Virginia

     
Children's Hospital of the King's Daughters Melissa Waide or Katie Carter 757.668.7244 Referral Criteria
       
Inova Fairfax Hospital Mary Ann Calayag 703.776.6056 Referral Criteria

All patients are encouraged to call and speak with the transplant team

       
Henrico Doctors Hospital Pre-Transplant:  
Lisa Matthias
804.289.4941 Referral Criteria
Outreach:  Jo Anne Martin
Living Donor/Paired Exchange:  Melissa Van Syckle
       
VCU Health System - Hume Lee Transplant Center Kim Johnson 804.828.4104 or 804.219.7519 Referral Criteria
       
Sentara Norfolk General Hospital Megan Coleman or Brittany Higgins 757.388.3728 or
757.388.3972 or
757.388.4178
Referral Criteria
       
UVA Health System -
Charles Strickler Transplant Center

 
Pauline Coleman or Holly Wood  800.543.8814 Referral Criteria

West Virginia

     
Charleston Area Medical Center Pre-Transplant:
Alice Jones or Susan Hanna
 
 800.346.6233
 ext. 3
Referral Criteria

 

Resources


Patient Education Checklist

iChoose Kidney Risk Calulator: A tool for doctors, social workers, nurses and/or patient educators to help patients make educated treatment decisions for end stage renal disease.

The Mentor Project

National Kidney Foundation: PEERS Program