Scripps has a strong reputation and history of caring for transplant patients, supported by numerous accomplishments that speak to the quality of our program.
- In 1990, Scripps Clinic developed San Diego’s first liver transplant program. Within a few years, the organ and cell transplant program expanded to include kidney and pancreas transplants, as well as a living donor program for kidney transplants.
- Scripps is a leader in complex transplantation, caring for patients with advanced comorbidities, such as cardiac disease, advanced age and ABO-incompatibility.
- Scripps was the first in San Diego to complete three-way and international kidney exchanges.
- Our steroid-free program features enhanced protocols and monitoring capabilities to avoid long-term steroid usage, and has proven outcomes and survival rates that surpass UNOS expectations.
- Established in 1980, Scripps BMT Program was the first in San Diego and one of the first in the nation to administer life-saving stem cell transplantation.
- We are the primary collection source for the National Marrow Donor Program in Southern California and the Department of Defense, as well as the largest collection site in the world.
If you have questions or would like additional information as a referring physician, please feel free to call us or download our brochure (PDF, 5.4 MB).