Transplant Services

If you are suffering from a liver or kidney condition, a transplant may be your best option for a long, active and healthy life. The South Florida Transplant Center at Broward Health Medical Center is dedicated to offering patients with end-stage liver and renal disease, and some types of cancer comprehensive and life-saving liver and kidney transplant services.

Why Choose Us

The South Florida Transplant Center offers expert care close to home.

The Center’s dedicated inpatient unit and team structure delivers care which far exceeds national and local benchmarks in quality and patient survival. Transplant recipient survival rates are consistently higher than the national average. Patients in all phases of the benefit from the latest technological advances coupled with a unique team approach to provide high quality care and support services to our patients and their families.

Our dedicated team of specialists have a passion for caring for the transplant community and together they provide personalized care before, during, and after transplant, helping to ensure that each patient has the very best chance at long-term survival.
The team includes:

• Transplant Surgeons
• Transplant Nephrologists
• Transplant Hepatologists
• Transplant Nurse Coordinators
• Pharmacists
• Social Workers
• Advanced Care Nurses
• Nutritionists
• Transplant Financial Coordinators

In addition to liver and kidney transplant services, the center also has experienced caregivers to treat patients with primary and secondary liver tumors, pancreatic cancers, diseases of the biliary tree including the gallbladder, as well as other benign lesions of the liver and pancreas.

For more information about the South Florida Transplant Center, please call our office which is available 24 hours a day year-round, at 954.831.2763.

Our Physicians

Edson S. Franco, MD
Liver Transplant Surgical Director, Abdominal Transplant & Hepatobiliary Surgery

Joshua J Shaw, MD
Kidney Transplant & Living Donation Surgical Director, Abdominal Transplant & Hepatopancreatobiliary Surgery

Muhammed, R. Mustafa, MD
Medical Director Kidney Transplant Services - Transplant Nephrology

John Rivas, MD
Medical Director Liver Transplant Services - Transplant Hepatology

Emmanouil Palaios, MD
Abdominal Transplant & Hepatobiliary Surgery

Carlos Romero, MD
Transplant Hepatology

Contact Us
For more information about the South Florida Transplant Center, please call our office which is available 24 hours a day year-round, at 954.831.2763.

 

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