Have you been giving it some thought?

Considering Kidney Donation

Donating a kidney is a life-changing gift. It is also a major commitment that involves extensive testing, major surgery, and weeks of recovery. Living kidney donors go through the process outlined below.

Screening & Testing

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Complete the Donor Care Network screening and medical history

45 Minutes

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Center Will Contact You

+/- 3 Days

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Complete standard workup

+/- 3 Days

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From testing to donation

2-4 Months

Surgery & Recovery

*Most people can return to normal activities after 2 – 4 weeks. Donors with physically demanding jobs may need 4 – 6 weeks of recovery before returning to work. High-performance athletes will need 6 months to a year before they are back to pre-donation performance levels.

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Complete pre-op

1 Day

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Complete surgery

1-5 Hours

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Recover in Hospital

1-4 Days

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1 Weeks

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Recover at home!

1-4 Weeks

When you’re ready to get started with the screening process, click the button below.