Become a living organ donor with a national leader in transplant
Meet some of our living organ donor patients
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We have more than 1,500 patients in the New York Region in need of a life saving kidney or liver. Here are some of their stories.

I want to travel to Egypt.

I’m Maida Larriuz. I’m 57 years old and from the Bronx.

I want to pursue my dream of being a guidance counselor.

I'm Jo-Vanne Baskerville-Brown. I’m 38 years old and from South Jersey.

I want to live my life fully without restrictions.

I'm Nestor Alma. I’m 40 years old and from the Bronx.

I want to volunteer with the blind.

I'm Pat Schneider. I’m 76 years old and from Irvington.

I want to help others with kidney disease.

I’m Carla Bryant. I’m 60 years old and from New York.

I want to see my daughter grow up.

I’m Derman Machado. I’m 35 years old and from New York.

I want to live a healthy life.

I’m Judy Pierro. I’m 70 years old and from the Bronx.

I want to live for my children.

I'm Darryl Lubonski. I'm 57 years old from the Bronx.

I want to volunteer with my church to help those in need.

I’m Vito Ottomanelli. I’m 69 years old and from Eastchester.

I want to tap dance on my rooftop.

I'm Pamela Reece. I'm 70 years old and from New York.

I want to volunteer to advocate for the elderly.

I'm Janine Giovelli. I'm 49 years old and from Deer Park.

I want to volunteer with a dog rescue.

I’m Briana Alcantara. I’m 31 years old and from Yonkers.

I want to volunteer with kids and give back to the community.

I’m Rodney Evans. I’m 27 years old and from the Bronx.

I want to keep cooking my Sunday family dinners.

I’m Anthony Mongillo. I’m 71 years old and from Trumbull.

Read our stories of lives saved

Top 10

liver transplant survival rate in the United States

100%

survival of live donor liver transplant recipients—among the highest in the nation

60+

years experience—one of the longest-running kidney transplant programs in the world

One

of the first hospitals in the United States to establish a pediatric transplant program

Living Donor Circle of Excellence Member

Montefiore Einstein is proud to be a member of the American Society of Transplantation's (AST) Living Donor Circle of Excellence program. The program recognizes companies that have policies in place to support the wages of a living donor employee who donates a kidney, or a part of their liver.

Become a living organ donor with a national leader in transplant 

There are currently hundreds of Montefiore Einstein patients seeking the liver or kidney that could save their life. Their survival depends on the generosity of living organ donors like you.

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Or call 1-844LIVEDON (1-844-548-3366)

Are you seeking a life-saving kidney or liver transplant?

Contact the Montefiore Einstein Center for Transplantation for more information at transplant@montefiore.org or call:

Living Organ Donor Kidney
1-877CUREKDNY (1-877-287-3536)

Living Organ Donor Liver
1-888RXLIVER (1-888-795-4837)