MedStar Georgetown Transplant Institute at Frederick | Kidney, Pancreas and Liver Transplant | 21401 | MedStar Health

MedStar Georgetown Transplant Institute at Frederick

MedStar Georgetown Transplant Institute's Frederick office is a one-story red brick building in a commercial park.
163 Thomas Johnson Dr.
Unit E
Frederick, MD 21702

You're in good hands

You don't have to travel far to access the experienced MedStar Georgetown Transplant Institute team. With our convenient location in Frederick, MD, we partner with our patients through diagnosis, treatment, and recovery for kidney, liver, and pancreas diseases. Whether you're seeking a second opinion or first-time diagnosis, the first step is to schedule an evaluation.

The entire pre-transplant evaluation, including imaging and lab studies, can be performed at our Frederick location. We will explore all treatment options and our goal is to do everything possible to avoid a transplant procedure. If you do need a transplant, know you're in the best of hands.

To learn more about the MedStar Georgetown Transplant Institute and what we offer click here.

Why choose us?

  • Operating for more than 55 years, our program is the longest running kidney transplant program in the Washington, D.C., area.

  • MedStar Georgetown is one of only 30 hospitals recognized by the National Pancreas Foundation for the treatment of pancreatic diseases.

  • Our team performs more living donor kidney transplants than all other D.C., Maryland, and Virginia programs.

  • We offer kidney living donors’ protections not available at other centers, including lost wage, travel, and lodging reimbursement.

  • We are the region’s only 5-Tier Liver Transplant Program based on one-year patient survival.

  • We are one of the largest transplant centers in the region, providing premier liver disease and liver failure care and performing approximately 110 liver transplants a year.

Our services

An evaluation with our team includes:

  • Education program about the benefits and details of kidney, liver or pancreas transplantation

  • Consultation with one of our transplant specialists to answer your questions about transplant

  • Review of your medical history

  • Physical examination

  • Psychosocial evaluation with a transplant social worker to address your support needs following transplant

  • A meeting with our financial counselor to make sure you are fully covered for post-transplant expenses

  • Blood tests for tissue typing and antibody screening

  • Information for you on the advantages of living donation and contact information for any interested donors

  • Consultations with specialists to make sure transplant is a safe option for you

  • Presentation to our multidisciplinary pre-transplant committee for final review and approval of your transplant candidacy

Insurance

MedStar Health participates with most major health insurance plans. Please contact your insurance company to make sure your plan is covered.