Living organ donation facts:
- Living donation increases the organ supply, saving more lives.
- For kidney donors, the average person can function completely normally with one kidney.
- For liver donors, the liver will regenerate and function normally.
High-quality care for the donor.
Living organ donors receive personalized care, including screenings, education, counseling and high-quality medical and surgical care from transplant specialists.
Colorado leads the nation in living organ donation, and UCHealth University of Colorado Hospital has performed more life-saving transplants than any other medical center in the Rocky Mountain Region.