Sanjay Kulkarni, M.D.

Director, Center for Living Organ Donors, Yale-New Haven Hospital

“Find someone who can advocate for you in person or even social media. Organ donors are amazing.”

Janet Scheel, M.D.

Medical Director, Heart Failure and Cardiac Transplant Program, Children’s National Health System

“Transplant outcomes at certain centers may appear worse if those centers transplant more high-risk patients.”

Shikha S. Sundaram, M.D., MSCI

Medical Director, Pediatric Liver Transplant Program; Associate Professor, Pediatrics; Children's Hospital Colorado

“In reality, organ transplant recipients can and do live very normal and active lives.”

Marlon F. Levy, M.D., FACS

Chair, Division of Transplant Surgery, Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU); Director, VCU Health Hume-Lee Transplant Center

“The number one misconception when it comes to organ transplants is that these organs do not last a long time.”