Kidney / Pancreas Transplant
Rush's Kidney & Kidney-Pancreas program specializes in providing excellent care for patients seeking pre and post kidney and pancreas transplantation services. For more than 20 years, Rush has been one of the most active transplant centers in the region.
Our highly skilled team is known for handling the most complex patient cases and is committed to caring for high-risk recipients. A team of multi-disciplinary transplant professionals coordinates the efforts of more than 100 other health care professionals at Rush who are involved in the care of each transplant patient.
Not only do we have dedicated clinical staff, but in our commitment to the holistic care of our patients, our transplant team also includes social workers and financial coordinators to help you navigate the social, emotional and financial aspects of undergoing transplantation.
Our transplant team specializes in both deceased-donor kidney and pancreas transplantation as well as living donor kidney transplantation.
Edward F. Hollinger, MD, is the Surgical Director of the kidney transplant program. He specializes in kidney, liver, and pancreas transplants, laparscopic donor nephrectomy, liver cancer, liver surgery, and vascular access surgery
Stephen Jensik, MD, specializes in kidney transplant and vascular access surgery. He completed his fellowship in transplant surgery at the University of Minnesota Medical Center
Oyedolamu Olaitan, MD, is the Surgical Director of the Kidney-Pancreas and Pancreas Transplant Program. His clinical expertise includes dialysis access surgery, donor nephrectomy, kidney transplantation, pancreas transplantation, pancreas-kidney transplantation, liver transplant, vascular access surgery, laparoscopy, liver cancer, nephrectomy, and urologic problems-transplant related.
Our program at Rush offers the following services:
Our office is open Monday-Friday from 8:00am to 4:30pm.
Are you new to our practice? The transplant process
can begin with a phone call to our program. Contact us at 312-942-4252
for more information about our program, or to find out if you are
eligible for a kidney transplant.
All new patients must complete the New Patient Information Form. To expedite the process you can download and fill out the form below and fax it to our office! Kidney Patient Information Form.pdf
Have you been to our practice before? Contact us at
312-942-4252 and our office staff can help you schedule your follow-up
appointments, reschedule or cancel your appointment.
enclosed parking garage, on the southeast corner of Paulina and Harrison
streets, has a covered walkway that connects to the medical center.
To view the garage on Google Maps, go to Rush Patient and Visitor Parking.
We offer reduced rates to our patients by validating your parking
ticket before you leave. There is no time limit on validation. Please
ask the front desk for a validation sticker.
For all practice-related billing questions, please call (312) 563-4577 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
For all hospital-related billing questions, please call (312) 942-5693 or visit Rush's online bill pay site.
We accept many managed care and private health insurance plans, as well as government-sponsored programs.
For a list of current plans accepted, please visit the Rush Health website.
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