Gift of Hope Transplant Center

Advocate Christ Medical Center

Becoming an organ donor is a generous act since it may help save the lives of up to eight people. Be sure your precious gift is used with care by choosing to donate through Gift of Hope, which has partnered with the best area transplant centers including Advocate Christ Medical Center, a transplant hospital in Oak Lawn, Illinois.

A commitment to excellence

Advocate Christ Medical Center is part of Advocate Health Care, one of the nation’s leading health care networks. The center is an award-winning, not-for-profit, 788-bed premier teaching institution with more than 1,500 affiliated physicians. The Center accepts kidney, heart and lung donations and offers quality medical care for transplant recipients including:

  • Experienced physicians: Transplant recipients receive a multidisciplinary care approach from experts in transplantation surgery.

  • National recognition: Advocate Christ Medical Center has received national top ranking, according to data collected by the Scientific Registry of Transplant Recipients, as reported by Becker’s Hospital Review.

  • State-of-the-art techniques: Doctors use minimally invasive robotic, laparoscopic and sutureless procedures, which mean shorter recovery times, less risk and better outcomes for organ recipients and donors.

  • Compassionate support: Patients have 24/7 access to the transplant team. There is consistent communication by the transplant team with the patient, family, referring physicians, general nephrologists, dialysis centers and other providers. The team’s focus is providing compassionate, personalized care and careful follow-up.

Partnering with the best

As part of its continuing effort to offer the best care, Advocate Christ Medical Center has partnered with Gift of Hope, which directs the recovery, care, and coordination of donated organs. As a not-for-profit organ procurement organization, Gift of Hope has coordinated donations that have saved the lives of nearly 20,000 organ transplant recipients and improved the lives of hundreds of thousands of tissue transplant recipients.

As one of 58 organ procurement organizations that make up the nation’s organ and tissue donation system, Gift of Hope works with 180 hospitals and serves 12 million residents in its donation service area.

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