Patient Care

The Liver Transplantation Program in the Department of Surgery continues to reach significant milestones in the field.

Founded in 2012, the U of M intestinal microbiota donor program was the first of its kind worldwide. Over 1000 patients have received IMT free of charge through the program. Over 100,000 patients have benefited from the protocols established through the U of M Microbiota Therapeutics Program.

George Surratt felt like the luckiest man in the world when he got a liver transplant. The wait list for an organ is so long that some patients run out of time. So when, nine years later, he turned again to University of Minnesota doctors, this time for a kidney transplant, he was worried.

Where Discovery Creates Hope A monthly series About: The University of Minnesota Medical School educates physicians. That’s an important part of academic medicine. But that’s not all we do.

An effective therapy at the UMN Medical School uses the body’s own natural killer cells to target and destroy cancer cells.

For Vanessa Humphreville, MD, FACS, director of Living Kidney Donation and assistant professor in the Division of Transplant Surgery, mitigating the

Amanda Kabage finally had an accurate diagnosis after months and months of debilitating diarrhea. Her search for a cure led her to U of M gastroenterologist Dr.

Ingrid Polcari answers questions about skin cancer risk factors, treatment options and preventative measures people can take against skin cancer.

Dr. Michael Howell, a sleep medicine expert,  knows sleep should never be something to fear.