At UHN, we strive to deliver Compassionate Care & Caring. Learn more about the services and supports that are available to you throughout your journey.
Our UHN programs and services are among the most advanced in the world. We have grouped our physicians,
staff, services and resources into 10 medical programs to meet the needs of our patients and help us make
the most of our resources.
At the heart of everything we do at UHN are our Healthcare Professionals. Refer a patient to one of our 12 medical programs. Learn more about the resources and opportunities available for professional growth.
University Health Network has grown to be one of the largest research and teaching hospital networks in Canada - pioneers in improving the lives of patients. Our long history of health professions education at Toronto General, Toronto Western, Princess Margaret and Toronto Rehab hospitals has consistently advanced the science of education.
University Health Network is a health care and medical research organization in
Toronto, Ontario, Canada. The scope of research and complexity of cases at UHN has made us a national and international
source for discovery, education and patient care.
Being touched by illness affects us in different ways. Many people want to give back to the community
and help others. At UHN, we welcome your contribution and offer different ways you can help so you can find one that suits you.
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The Ajmera Transplant Centre at the University Health Network (UHN) is the largest and most comprehensive transplant program in Canada.
As one of the top five programs in North America, we are known around the world as experts in kidney, liver, lung, heart and pancreas and intestinal transplant procedures.
The Ajmera Transplant Centre uses a coordinated team approach to care for all transplant patients. This focus helps the program develop unparalleled advances in transplantation and it provides the best medical and surgical care for our patients from all over the world. The Ajmera Transplant Centre also attracts and develops some of the world’s best leaders in surgical innovation, transplant medicine, nursing, and related areas of study.
The Ajmera Transplant Centre is a national and global referring centre for patients who need some of the most complex transplants.
Patients come to UHN’s Ajmera Transplant Centre because:
A dedicated team of transplant surgeons, doctors, nurses and other health care professionals make sure that all our patients receive the best possible individualized care. This begins before transplant, continues during surgery, and extends beyond recovery.
Our unique approach leads excellent short and long-term outcomes when compared to the U.S.
Research conducted by the Ajmera Transplant Centre focuses on improving health outcomes for people with organ transplants. Our ultimate goal is to be able to transplant organs that a person's body will never reject. The program continues to research new strategies to prevent acute and chronic organ rejection, and reduce the need for lifelong immunosuppressant medications.
The Ajmera Transplant Centre is pioneering many research projects that are changing the way in which transplant patients are treated and cared for. Some of these include:
UHN's Ajmera Transplant Centre offers a wide range of educational opportunities for medical professionals and attracts interest from the brightest doctors and surgeons around the world. Our program has strong ties to the University of Toronto and offers: