Patient Guide to Transplantation

The Massachusetts General Hospital Transplant Center patient guide offers comprehensive information on what you need to know about transplantation, including how to prepare for surgery and how to care for your new organ.

Patient Guide to Transplantation

Our award-winning guide, Transplantation: What Do I Need to Know?, provides patients important information about transplantation such as:

  • Matching donors and recipients
  • Questions to ask your transplant team
  • Preparing for surgery
  • Caring for your new organ 
  • Counseling and support services
  • Post-surgery activities

Download the guide in English (PDF) 

En Español (PDF)

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Our approach to patient care brings together a team of transplant specialists who create a personalized treatment plan for each patient.