Kidney disease is a very common health problem around the world. About 10% of the world’s population suffers from chronic kidney disease. In Sri Lanka approximately 1 in 5 people suffer from some form of kidney disease. approximately 90% of those with CKD don’t even know they have it. eventually those with kidney disease end up with end stage kidney failure,if not detected early. When kidneys lose their function they have difficulty eliminating waste products and fluid from the body. Patients with end stage failure can survive for longer periods of time and have a better quality of life with treatments such as dialysis and kidney transplants.

Western Hospital provides excellent care for patients (both adults and children) with kidney disease. As the pioneer is dialysis and kidney transplantation in sri lanka we take great pride in our highly experienced staff who perform dialysis and kidney transplants and help you achieve optimal kidney health.

We are experts when it comes to kidney transplantation and dialysis, and we have the longest running transplant and dialysis programme in the country. We have excellent operating theatres and the first dedicated post transplant renal intensive care unit in Sri Lanka, backed with the most qualified and experienced nephrologists in the country, ensuring the best possible treatment and care for you. Given our vast experience with kidney transplant service and hemodialysis in Sri anka, we guarantee a smooth, efficient and reliable service which will change your life for the better.

Kidney transplantation improves the quality of life for many patients that have end-stage kidney failure. We are the pioneers in kidney transplantation in Sri Lanka.our team conducted the first kidney transplant in Sri Lanka in 1985. Our flagship kidney transplant programme is the longest running in the country, and we have successfully conducted over 1000 transplants over the years. Find out more about kidney transplants at Western Hospital here.

Dialysis is an important life saving measure for patients with end stage kidney disease who are awaiting a kidney transplant. Western Hospital has conducted over 100,000 dialysis sessions for patients in Sri Lanka, and we take pride in having the longest running dialysis programme in the country. We have now tied up with Fraseneus Medical care and providing world class dialysis at an affordable cost. Find out more about dialysis at Western Hospital here.

Kidney Transplant

A kidney transplant improves the quality of life for patients that have end-stage kidney failure. Western Hospital has the longest running kidney transplant program in Sri Lanka; we performed the first kidney transplant in Sri Lanka in 1985, and have successfully completed over 1500 local & international kidney transplants since then. Given our experience, expertise and efficiency, opting for a kidney transplantation in Sri Lanka, Western Hospital is a reliable solution.

  • A comprehensive, structured and cohesive process that takes you from registration, consultation and counselling, right up to the operating table
  • An efficient system to do a thorough examination of patient and donor before transplantation.
  • Streamline legal processes.
  • An expert post-transplant care team made up of specialists, nurses and support staff
  • A specialized Renal Intensive Care Unit for only post transplant patients, ensuring the best care possible for recovery and a successful outcome
  • Post transplant clinics for follow ups
  • We also offer plasmapheresis services
  • Assistance with obtaining aid from the President’s Fund
  • Prompt procedure, where a kidney transplant can be arranged within three weeks
  • All kidney transplants have to be approved by the Ministry of Health, Sri Lanka

There is an ethical altruistic screening process first which is conducted with our own independent donor authorization screening committee, which is chaired by a Senior Judicial Medical Professor, before final authorization is given by the Director General of Health Services, Ministry of Health, Sri Lanka.

Our experienced transplant surgeons perform kidney transplants in our fully equipped twin modern operating theatres.

We continuously strive to improve our services and maintain our expert ranking in the industry. we are proud to say that we are the only hospital in the private sector with a Post Transplant ICU dedicated only to transplant patients.. Our post transplant ICU can accommodate up to eight patients, and provides a safe and well equipped environment to recover from a kidney transplant.

Post transplant care is an extremely important part of the process, and our experienced team will ensure the best care possible for a speedy recovery, with close monitoring of kidney function and vigilance for early signs of rejection, administration of medications and so on. Our dedicated and efficient staff will care for you for weeks until your kidney function returns to a normal level. We are dedicated to providing a continuous follow up after transplantation to give the patient the best outcome after transplantation.

Contact the Western Hospital Kidney Transplant Coordination Center for more information regarding kidney transplants.

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