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Would you donate a kidney? with guest Reza Saidi, MD, on Upstate's The Informed Patient podcast

Living donors are vital part of kidney transplant programs

People who donate a kidney can live healthy lives afterward, explains transplant surgeon Reza Saidi, MD, who also outlines the process of donation and how vital living donors are to those awaiting a new kidney. Upstate Medical University had one of the highest rates of these altruistic donations in the state in 2023, notes Saidi, who is director of the Upstate Transplant Center and chief of transplantation at Upstate University Hospital. To learn more about living kidney donation, click here. To reach the organ donor registry, click here