The Center was established to serve Polish-American community in the USA


Particularly, to enable Polish-American patients an access to the highest quality medical care provided by Polish- and English-speaking personnel

in preparation for, during and after organ and tissue transplantation procedures.


We offer kidney, pancreas, liver, heart, lungs, islet and bone marrow transplantation.

For more information, please contact

Patrycja Ulijaszczyk-Noga@uchospitals.edu    

tel. (773) 834-8482  

fax (773) 834-0732


“Kinga was 19 year old when she gave a part of her own liver to her Mom, Maria, when Maria’s liver failed and was dying.  Both are feeling great 5 years after the transplantation procedure. Kinga graduated from a nursing school.
“Teresa who moved with family to Chicago from South of Poland years ago, received a kidney from her brother Marian, so

she was only one month on hemodialysis. Both are feeling great more then 5 years after the procedure; both are fully active professionally.

Irenka speaks only Polish. She received a kidney transplant at the age of 75. 
Nurse Karolina took care of her speaking Polish in hospital (left).and Jozefa took over her care in clinic during the recovery and afterwards (right). 
Mallory (above)  had suffered from type 1 diabetes since she was a child. She received a pancreatic islet transplant and has not bee using any insulin for almost 4 years. 
Polish husband- Stanislaw and nurse Tomasz
At the age of 69 Stanislaw (below) was stressed about his kidney transplant especially that he spoke mostly Polish. Karolina  guided him in Polish during recovery in the hospital and Jozefa took over his outpatient care, chatting in Polish during the clinic visits and over the phone. 


Piotr Witkowski MD PhD
Transplant Surgeon
Andrzej Jakubowiak MD PhD
Professor of Hematology
Agnieszka Ardelt MD PhD
Professor of Neurology
Patrycja Ulijaszczyk-Noga
Pre Transplantant Nurse
Jozefa Stutor
Post Transplant Nurse
Monika Krezalek MD
Surgical Resident
Kinga Skowron MD
Surgery Resident
Mieczyslawa Franczyk
Physical Therapy Specialist
Transplant Unit Nurse
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Polsko-Amerykanskie Centrum Transplantologii


Instytut Transplantologii

University of Chicago 

5841 S. Maryland Avenue

MC 5026, J-517

Chicago IL 60637


tel. (773) 834-8482





Polish-American Transplant Center


Transplant Institute

University of Chicago Medicine

5841 S. Maryland Avenue

MC 5026, J-517

Chicago IL 60637


tel. (773) 834-8482


© 2018 by Kajetan Witkowski