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Baylor University Medical Center, part of Baylor Scott & White Health

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More than five babies have been born at Baylor University Medical Center to mothers who received a uterus transplant. These live births are the latest medical milestones in the uterine transplant clinical trial at Baylor University Medical Center, being conducted through Baylor Scott & White Research Institute.  Learn more about uterus transplant at Baylor Scott & White.

The Baylor Annette C. and Harold C. Simmons Transplant Institute at Baylor University Medical Center is an internationally renowned destination for transplant care. Many of our organ transplant programs feature shorter-than-average wait times, as well as above-average outcomes, especially for complex cases.

As one of the busiest multispecialty transplant centers in the world, Baylor Simmons Transplant Institute is home to a ​highly experienced team of transplant physicians on the medical staff and other c​linicians who provide comprehensive transplant services. Our transplant services combine advanced clinical research and innovative approaches to provide quality results and outstanding transplant care to patients and their families.​​

Transplant services

Our transplant services are designed with you in mind, so we offer a number of transplant programs to help patients and families with loved ones who have received an organ donation.

  • Transplant Services Video
  • Twice Blessed House – Dallas
  • Outreach Locations
  • Advanced Heart and Lung Disease Center
  • Amyloidosis Program

Transplant Services Video

Learn more about organ transplant facts, organ donation information and why Baylor Scott & White is the right choice.

Twice Blessed House – Dallas

Twice Blessed House is dedicated to serving pre- and post-transplant patients and their caregivers by providing a warm family atmosphere and amenities needed for daily living.

Outreach Locations

For people who live with liver, kidney or heart disease, but do not live near Baylor Annette C. and Harold C. Simmons Transplant Institute, we bring 30 years of transplant experience to them.

Advanced Heart and Lung Disease Center

The Center for Advanced Heart and Lung Disease Center offers comprehensive care for patients who need outpatient evaluation, diagnostic imaging services, educational consultation and diagnosis and treatment of more complex and/or chronic conditions pertaining to the heart and lungs.

Amyloidosis Program

The amyloidosis program at the Center for Advanced Heart and Lung Disease at Baylor University Medical Center specializes in caring for those with this complex condition.

FitSteps for Life

FitSTEPS for Life is an exercise program developed to tailor exercise to patient’s specific diagnosis and physical capabilities. The program was initially designed for cancer patients. More recently, patients with liver disease were added to this program.

FitSTEPS for Life operates in multiple locations in the Dallas-Fort Worth area including the Baylor University Medical Center. The program permits patients to benefit from a gym-like experience for free. A family member or friend is also allowed to join the exercise program at no cost.

In every location, exercise specialists help patients establish an exercise program according to individual goals. After an initial visit, FitSTEPS has an open gym policy and participants may continue utilizing the facilities for the lifetime of the patient. The goal is to establish and maintain a healthy and active lifestyle during and following treatment for liver disease.

Ask your hepatologist for a referral to join FitSTEPS for Life and fax to: 1.877.931.7975. Once your referral is received, you will be contacted by phone to schedule your first visit.

For more information on locations and hours of operation, visit FitSteps for Life online.

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News
Uterus Transplant

Peyton Meave and Kayla Edwards, two recipients in Baylor University Medical Center's uterus transplant clinical trial, were the first uterus transplant recipients in the U.S. to publicly share their stories after giving birth. See their story on NBC's TODAY Show.


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Recipients Meet Donors

Uterus transplant recipients and their babies meet their anonymous donors for the very first time.

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