TGH now No. 4 for Transplant Surgeries

{ Posted on Mar 29 2012 by admin }

TGH No. 4 in TransplantsA surge in organ transplant surgeries at Tampa General Hospital has made the program one of the nation’s busiest.

Just three other medical centers topped the 500 organ transplants completed at Tampa General in 2011, according to new data from the national Organ Procurement and Transplantation Network. The hospital ranked 10th in the nation the previous year.

An increase in patient referrals, additional staff and organ availability contributed to the one-year, 80-transplant increase, said Angie Korsun, Tampa General’s transplant administrator.

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