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Become an Organ Donor

One organ donor has the potential to save up to 8 lives. Unfortunately, there are more people on the transplant wait list than there are organ donors. Every day, approximately 21 people die while waiting for an organ transplant.

You can help by signing up with your state organ and tissue donor registry.

Learn more about organ donation at OrganDonor.gov.

Living organ donation

In addition to making your future wishes known, you can also donate stem cells and certain solid organs while healthy.

The Henry Ford Transplant Institute offers one of the state’s top living donor programs. We are one of the few centers nationwide to provide minimally invasive procedures for living donors. Our approach means a faster recovery for donors.

Our living donor programs include:

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Speak with a Transplant Institute specialist.

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