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Kidney Transplantation in Israel

Kidney transplantation is a life-saving option for patients who suffer end-stage renal disease. Without functional kidneys, patients face either long-term dialysis or the hope of undergoing a kidney transplant. Sheba Medical Center has a comprehensive organ transplants unit. Our expert medical team brings vast experience and an interdisciplinary approach to every patient, providing personalized, comprehensive, and compassionate care.

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Treatment for End-Stage Renal Failure

End-stage kidney failure is not reversible. While dialysis may offer a time-consuming therapy to filter your blood, a kidney transplant is the only “cure”. The donor kidney can be received from a living donor who is a relative of the patient (not from foreign donors), and it must be a compatible tissue match in order to prevent rejection. At Sheba Medical Center, we will investigate the match thoroughly based on tissue typing, blood compatibility, and tissue cross match.

Since our new kidney transplant unit was opened in 2016, we have performed many successful transplants.

Benefits of Kidney Transplantationat Sheba Medical

Expert Experience

our hospital was the site of the first organ transplants unit in Israel, and we have performed many complex transplant surgeries

Personalized Treatment

we will meet with you to discuss your options, so you can make informed decisions


full collaborative care from highly qualified specialists, including surgeons, nephrologists, and nurses

Fast & Efficient

time is of the essence in kidney transplantation, and we will prepare you for surgery quickly.

Supportive Services

a dedicated member of our Global patient services will assist you with all you need, including travel arrangements, family accommodations, and clear communication in your language

Sheba Medical Center A Leader in Medicine and Biotechnological Innovation

Established in 1948, Sheba Medical Center is the Middle East's largest and leading medical center. For the fifth year in a row, Sheba has been ranked by Newsweek as one of the world’s best hospitals and smart hospitals, as well as a world leader in gastroenterology, neurology, and cardiology. Known for its excellence in patient-centric care, Sheba offers a wide range of medical divisions and specialties, with dedicated acute care, rehabilitation, gynecology and obstetrics, oncology, pediatrics, and cardiology hospitals and centers. Our highly qualified specialists are involved in innovative treatments and cutting-edge research programs, enabling us to offer patients personalized medical care and advanced life-saving technology to patients worldwide.

Innovative Treatment Research at Sheba

Breakthrough research conducted by a joint team from Sheba Medical Center, Tel Aviv University, and Stanford University, has discovered that cellular growth is constantly occurring in the kidney. In practice, that means the human kidney can regenerate itself inside your body.

This new regenerative therapy has tremendous potential, possibly eliminating the need for a kidney transplant in many cases. At present, our researchers are developing techniques to enhance cellular growth so that patients can regenerate their own kidneys.

Meet Our Doctors


Eytan Mor, MD

Director of the Organ Transplant Center, Sheba Medical Center

Prof. Eytan Mor is an expert in kidney, liver and pancreas transplantation and hepatobiliary surgery. He was the first in the country to perform liver transplants from a live donor in a child and adult. In the field of kidney transplants, he was the first surgeon in Israel to perform incompatible blood type transplants and cross-transplants.

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Comprehensive Healthcare

We perform kidney transplants with professional expertise and a holistic approach. The Nephrology and Transplant Surgery Divisions will manage your care jointly. With attention to your overall well-being, we bring you cutting-edge technologies, world renowned doctors, and a supportive staff of physical therapists, dietitians, and social workers to provide customized care.


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Sheba Medical Center provides innovative, personalized medical care to patients from around the world. We are the largest, most comprehensive hospital in the Middle East and dedicated to providing advanced and compassionate medicine for everyone.

We welcome all cases, including the rarest and the most challenging. Our medical teams collaborate to provide the best possible health outcomes. From your initial inquiry through the long-term follow-up care, we are here for you.

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