Physician assistants work with the surgeons and nephrologists to manage the care of donors in the post-donation setting.
Nutritionists help you meet your nutritional needs before and after donation. They work closely with you to develop and reach goals such as weight loss, when appropriate.
Social workers will help you and your family deal with many issues that may arise including lodging and transportation, finances, insurance, and legal issues.
Clinical pharmacists assist the team in monitoring any medications that you may need throughout the donation process.
Financial coordinators work with you and your insurance company to evaluate your insurance coverage to ensure coverage of any items that your recipient’s insurance may not cover.
Clinical research and transplant quality personnel educate you about opportunities to participate in research studies and coordinate your care if you choose to participate in a research study. They also monitor the transplant program to ensure it is meeting regulatory requirements.