Kidney Transplant Hospitals In South Africa

What is Kidney Transplant?

A kidney transplant or renal transplant is the organ transplant of a kidney into a patient with end-stage kidney disease. 

Kidney Transplant Hospitals In South Africa

Universitas Hospital – State.

Netcare Christiaan Barnard Memorial Hospital – Netcare (Private) Transplant Programme

Inkosi Albert Luthuli Hospital – State.

Charlotte Maxeke Johannesburg Academic Hospital – State.

George Mukhari Hospital – State.

Centre for Tissue Engineering (Pretoria)

What is the average cost of a kidney transplant in South Africa?

Dialysis can cost up to R200 000 per annum per patient in the private sector whereas the cost of a kidney transplantation is 

R250 000 including the ImmunoPro Rx medication that must be taken for the first three months.

How long do kidney transplants last?

On average, a kidney transplant from a living donor lasts for 20-25 years, while a kidney from a deceased donor lasts 15-20 years.

This is very variable depending on the age of the donor and patient, and other medical issues. Please speak to your kidney care team for more personalized information.