Living Donation Criteria

To be considered as a donor, a candidate must be:

  1. Willing to donate
  2. Older than 18 years old
  3. Within normal weight ranges
  4. In excellent health with no current disease or illness (high blood pressure, diabetes, kidney stones, and cancer will usually prevent donation)
  5. A compatible blood type (see chart below)
  6. Able to pass the required medical evaluation

Compatible blood type chart