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Division of Transplantation
Information for Transplant Recipients
The Transplant Team
The transplant team at Downstate is made up of highly skilled Transplant Surgeons, Nurses, Transplant Coordinators, Nephrologists (kidney specialists), Nurse Practitioners, Social Workers and Dietitians. Transplant coordinators are registered nurses who specialize in transplantation. They work closely with the surgeons and other members of the transplant team and are an important part of your transplant out patient care. Together with you, the transplant team will provide the best possible care both before and after your transplant.
How to Contact The Transplant Team
The transplant team is always available to help you in any way possible.
You must not hesitate to call with any question or problem pertaining to your general health or your kidney transplant. The transplant coordinators will be happy to help you.
The Transplant office telephone number is (718) 270-3169
The Transplant office fax number is (718) 270-3762