A national leader in organ transplantation, the transplant team at Indiana University Health is the nation’s fourth-largest solid-organ transplant center according to 2011 data released by the Organ Procurement and Transplantation Network (OPTN). The team at IU Health Methodist Hospital performs heart and lung transplants.

In collaboration with IU Health University Hospital and Riley Hospital for Children at IU Health the IU Health Transplant center is one of only a few health systems certified by Medicare to perform all of the following:

  • Pancreas Transplant
  • Heart Transplant
  • Kidney Transplant
  • Lung Transplant
  • Liver Transplant
  • Intestine Transplant
  • Multivisceral Transplant 

At IU Health Methodist Hospital, we understand the stress and anxiety patients and their families go through, which is why we’re available every step of the way for care and support. Learn more about our comprehensive transplant program, our dedicated team and transplant patient stories.

Nationally Ranked

According to data recently released by the Organ Procurement and Transplantation Network (OPTN), the IU Health Transplant program is among the top in the nation based on number of transplants performed in 2011.

Our intestine, pancreas and pancreas/kidney transplant programs are ranked number one in the U.S. by volume. And overall, IU Health Transplant ranks in the top 2 percent in the nation for total number of organs transplanted in 2011.

Our program is known for its short wait times and excellent outcomes.

Blue Distinction Center Designation

In 2012 Indiana University Health Methodist Hospital was designated as a Blue Distinction Center by Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield in the area of transplants for adult heart. Blue Distinction Centers for Transplants have demonstrated their commitment to quality care, resulting in better overall outcomes for transplant patients. Blue Cross Blue Shield Association (BCBSA) awards Blue Distinction® recognition to facilities which meet objective, evidence-based thresholds for clinical quality in collaboration with expert physicians and medical organizations.