Frequently Asked Questions

Please do not hesitate to ask your questions—however trivial they may seem to you. Every step of the way, your Transplant Coordinator will be available by telephone to answer any questions—and there is no such thing as a "silly" or "dumb" question. Please feel free to ask any questions, at any time, for any reason. We are here to help you.

Your Transplant Coordinator is available if you have any questions or concerns, and you may, of course, contact any member of the Kidney Transplant Team at any time with your questions.

The staff at the Kidney Transplant Center will answer all calls between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m., Monday through Friday, except holidays. The Transplant Coordinators will return these calls at their earliest convenience, usually the same day that you call. The Transplant Office number is 610-619-8420. Leave your name and telephone number where you can be reached. Try to be as specific as possible when you leave your message. Your call will be returned during the next business day. If you need to speak to a Transplant Coordinator during weekends, holidays or after hours, ask the answering service to page the Coordinator, who will return your call. If you have call block, please remember to remove it when expecting a call from our staff.

In an emergency: Call 911 immediately.

In the event of a life-threatening emergency, such as chest pain, coma, breathing problems, or bleeding, call 911 and they will take you to the nearest hospital emergency room. You and your family should always ask the physicians in the emergency department to call the Crozer-Keystone Kidney Transplant Center, but DO NOT try to drive to Crozer-Keystone in an emergency. Call 911.

You can also download our comprehensive patient guide here.

FAQ: Kidney Transplant at Crozer-Keystone

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FAQ: The Evaluation 

FAQ: Living Donation 

FAQ: Kidney Transplant and Recovery 

FAQ: Life After Transplant

FAQ: Financial Issues

FAQ: Patient and Family Services

FAQ: Transplant Family Questions

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Crozer-Chester Medical Center

Crozer-Chester Medical Center

One Medical Center Boulevard
POB II, Suite 220
Upland, PA 19013