• Hines VA completes 50th kidney transplant

    Projected to perform eight to 10 transplants in the first year, the Hines VA reached 50 transplants within the first 16 months of the program.

  • Overton Brooks VA couple share life-saving bond

    Brandy and Levar Allen share more than a marriage license. The Shreveport couple will soon share a kidney. Levar Allen is a match for his wife Brandy and a kidney transplant is set for next month.

  • Study: Favorable outcomes for Veterans who receive kidney transplant care in VA

    Study identified Veterans who had kidney transplants between 2008 and 2016 and were enrolled in VA and Medicare at the time of their transplant…and had their choice of where to receive transplant care.

  • Vets First Podcast S:1 E:6: Extraordinary circumstances: Son donates kidney to father and Jack Jones receives the first Hepatitis C positive kidney

    In this episode Vince and David, a father and son pair, talk two days before their kidney transplant surgery for Vince, an Air Force Veteran.

  • Four things Veterans and others should know about chronic kidney disease

    Although March's National Kidney Month is coming to a close, it is never too late to learn about the dangers of kidney disease and take steps to protect yourself.

  • Alabama VA hospital now performing kidney transplants

    The Birmingham, Alabama VA Medical Center recently joined six other VA Hospitals around the country in performing kidney transplants.

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