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.