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Region 8

Region 8 Overview

Region 8 map

States include:
  • Colorado
  • Iowa
  • Kansas
  • Missouri
  • Nebraska
  • Wyoming
Regional Councillor:

Andrew Kao, MD

St Luke's Hospital of Kansas City

Region 8 Meetings

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Friday, August 16, 2024 - Kansas City, MO

Registration and agenda information coming soon.

Region 8 Profile

Donors versus Organs Donated in 2023
ProgramsDonorsOrgans
All Donors 1,656 4,512
Kidney 1,560 2,709
Liver 798 798
Heart 385 385
Pancreas 101 101
Lung 267 508
Intestine 11 11
Based on OPTN data as of 5/20/2024

Organ registrations on waitlist as of 5/20/2024
ProgramsCounts
All Organs 4,898
Kidney 4,006
Liver 553
Pancreas 35
Kidney / Pancreas 111
Heart 140
Lung 44
Intestine 9
Based on OPTN data as of 5/20/2024

Transplants in 2023
ProgramsCounts
All Organs 2,626
Kidney 1,533
Liver 596
Pancreas 8
Kidney / Pancreas 40
Heart 295
Lung 148
Intestine 6
Based on OPTN data as of 5/20/2024

Members
ProgramsCounts
All Members 32
OPOs 5
Transplant Centers 18
Histo Labs 9
Based on OPTN data as of 5/20/2024