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Pancreas Transplant

The Vanderbilt Pancreas Transplant program is one of only two in Tennessee; we have been performing pancreas transplants for adults since 1989. Our team offers compassionate, advanced care when your pancreas can no longer produce insulin and other medical therapies stop working. We offer new hope when you need it most.

Conditions We Treat

Meet Your Care Team

Bernard J. Dubray
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4.6

Bernard J. DubrayJr, MD

    Dialysis Access, Kidney and Pancreas Transplant, Laparoscopic Kidney Donor Surgery, Pancreas Transplantation, Pediatric Kidney Transplant, Pediatric Surgery, Renal Transplantation
Rachel C. Forbes
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4.8

Rachel C. ForbesMD, MBA, FACS

    Dialysis Access, Kidney and Pancreas Transplant, Laparoscopic Kidney Donor Surgery, Pancreas Transplantation, Pediatric Kidney Transplant, Pediatric Surgery, Renal Transplantation
Laura A. Hickman

Laura A. HickmanMD

    Dialysis Access, Kidney and Pancreas Transplant, Laparoscopic Kidney Donor Surgery, Pancreas Transplantation, Renal Transplantation, Surgical Problems in Patients with Kidney Disease, Transplant
David Shaffer

David ShafferMD

    Dialysis Access, Kidney and Pancreas Transplant, Laparoscopic Kidney Donor Surgery, Pancreas Transplantation, Pediatric Kidney Transplant, Pediatric Surgery, Renal Transplantation
Kelly A. Birdwell
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4.8

Kelly A. BirdwellBA, MD, MSCI

    Kidney Transplantation, Kidney and Pancreas Transplant, Nephrology
Beatrice P. Concepcion
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4.9

Beatrice P. ConcepcionMD

    Amyloidosis, Kidney Transplantation, Kidney and Pancreas Transplant, Nephrology
Hal Helderman
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4.9

Hal HeldermanMD

    Kidney Transplantation, Kidney and Pancreas Transplant, Nephrology
Alp Ikizler

Alp IkizlerMD

    Chronic Kidney Disease, Dialysis, Hematuria, Hypertension, Nephrology, Proteinuria
Anthony J. Langone
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4.9

Anthony J. LangoneMD

    Amyloidosis, Kidney Transplantation, Kidney and Pancreas Transplant, Nephrology
Bonnie A. Sarrell

Bonnie A. SarrellMD

    Kidney and Pancreas Transplant
Heidi M. Schaefer
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4.9

Heidi M. SchaeferMD

    Kidney Transplantation, Kidney and Pancreas Transplant, Nephrology
Saed H. Shawar
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4.9

Saed H. ShawarMBBS

    Kidney Transplantation, Kidney and Pancreas Transplant, Nephrology
April L. Demers
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4.9

April L. DemersAPRN, MSN, BSN

    End Stage Kidney Disease, Kidney and Pancreas Transplant, Renal Transplantation, Surgical Problems in Patients with Pancreas Disease, Transplant, Transplant Surgery
Princess J. Shelton
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4.9

Princess J. SheltonFNP

    Kidney and Pancreas Transplant, Renal Transplantation, Transplant, Transplant Surgery

Why Choose Pancreas Transplant at Vanderbilt

  • conference, Team approach, people, staff, partners
    Team approach

    We work together to ensure that you receive the comprehensive care you need. Our team members collaborate with each other, as well as with experts in other medical disciplines, to provide you with individual care that addresses your unique needs.

  • lightning bolt, Innovation, advanced
    Innovation

    Our researchers are dedicated to developing new and more effective approaches to care. We not only apply the latest research, but also pioneer some of the latest innovations. You may have access to treatments before they are widely available.

  • medication, pills, tablets, pharmacy services
    Coordinated pharmacy services

    Our transplant pharmacists offer the highest level of care and expertise for transplant patients. Each transplant pharmacist works directly with doctors and staff to monitor patients' care plans.

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    Support services

    Our transplant center provides many support services, including social workers, transplant pharmacists and a dedicated nurse coordinator. They will guide you through the transplant process. We also offer a unique return-to-work program to help you resume employment and restore your emotional and financial well-being.

Tests, Treatments and Services

We offer a full range of tests, treatments and services, including:
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    Pancreas transplant after kidney transplant
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    Kidney-pancreas transplant

Locations

1301 Medical Center Drive, Suite 2501
Nashville, TN 37232
1500 21st Avenue South, Suite 3400
Nashville, TN 37212
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800 Weatherly Drive, Suite 201B
Clarksville, TN 37043