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A Kidney Transplant Program Built For You.

We know the path to a kidney transplant is long. That's why, at the AdventHealth Transplant Institute, formerly Florida Hospital Transplant Institute, we provide a dedicated and experienced team to guide your personalized journey every step of the way.

Our Dedication, Your Confidence

To see the latest statistics and data about our kidney transplant program, visit the Scientific Registry of Transplant Recipients.


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Your Kidney Treatment Plan.

Start Your Journey

You're ready to take charge of your health. Our kidney transplant team is ready to help guide your journey, from navigating the application process to collecting your medical records.


We're working toward the same goal: a successful kidney transplant that will help you live a longer, healthier, fuller life. Our evaluation process is designed to make sure there's a clear path to achieving that goal.

Waiting List

Our median transplant wait times are shorter than the national average and our care team is dedicated to caring for you and your support system.


Find peace of mind with a kidney transplant team that combines state-of-the-art technology and collaborative patient care.

Staying Healthy

We'll guide your recovery every step of the way, empowering you with the information, tools and resources you need to care for your new kidney.

Where Expertise Meets Experience.

Bobby Nibhanupudy, MD

Bobby Nibhanupudy, MD

Medical Director of Abdominal Transplant

"People let us into their lives, we make a huge impact on their lives and their families' lives in general, and I think that's the heart of being a physician."

Jorge Kourie, MD

Jorge Kourie, MD

Medical Director, Kidney
Ryan W. Day, MD

Ryan W. Day, MD

Abdominal Transplant Surgeon
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Cyril T Kuriakose, MD

Medical Director, Kidney
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Jennifer Willis, MD

Pediatric Kidney
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Deogracias Pena, MD

Pediatric Kidney
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Philip Wai, MD

Surgical Director Pancreas Transplant
Michael Angelis, MD

Michael Angelis, MD

Surgical Director of Kidney Transplant

"The high point for me is seeing how we transform patient's lives."

L. Thomas Chin, MD

L. Thomas Chin, MD

Surgical Director of Liver Transplant

"Seeing my first transplant as a student, I watched in amazement. As a transplant surgeon, I remain amazed as we bring hope for a new life for the patient."

Uday Desai, MD

Uday Desai, MD

Medical Director of Pancreas Transplant
Vice Chair, Department of Transplantation

"I'm honored by each patient that entrusts me with their care, and I wake up every day determined to be the best doctor I can be for my patients and their families."

Meet Your Kidney Team
Pediatric Kidney

Pediatric Kidney

Our transplant surgeons work closely with our pediatric nephrologists and a specially trained clinical team to provide comprehensive care and expertise in treating children with end-stage renal disease.

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Kidney/Pancreas Program

Kidney/Pancreas Program

Opened in 2007, our combined Kidney/Pancreas Transplant program is the only program in Central Florida to provide specialized kidney/pancreas transplant surgery.

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Cari Mutnick

"It's because of organ donation that I became more athletic; it represents living a full life for me and my father."

- Cari Mutnick, Living Kidney Donor

Give a kidney. Gain a new purpose.

For Cari Mutnick, organ donation not only had a huge impact on her father's life, but also her own. See how you can help be a part of our Living Donor Program.

Learn About the Program

Hospitality And Hope Under One Roof.

For patients and families who are traveling more than 35 miles to Orlando for treatment, our brand-new Bartch Transplant House provides patient housing and all the support and amenities they need at an affordable cost during their healing journey.

Visit The House