Where to stay:

Accommodations near the medical campus include:

Transplant House
Jackson Towers
1500 NW 12th Avenue, 7th floor West
Miami, FL 33136
Phone: 305-585-1500
E-mail: Dmiller3@med.miami.edu

Marriott SpringHill Suites Miami Arts/Health District
1311 NW 10th Avenue
Miami, FL 33136
Phone: 305-575-5300; toll-free 800-228-9290; fax 305-575-5301
Web: www.MiamiSpringHill.com

Should you require additional housing options, please discuss your needs with your transplant social worker.


Your responsibilities while listed:

1) Keep testing updated annually
Chest x-ray

2) Every other year (unless otherwise indicated)
Gallbladder US

3) Visit transplant center every 6 months
4) Notify transplant team of any changes in address, phone, insurance or travel
5) Must send monthly PRA
6) Notify transplant team of any changes in health or medical urgency issues

Out of vascular access



What happens if you are called?

  • You may be called any time of the day or night.
  • Once called, you will have to go to RMSB, 8th Floor to get new labs drawn.
  • If on dialysis, finish your treatment before going to have your labs drawn.
  • You must remain on stand-by for up to 24 hours.
  • You will be called again to return to the hospital if you are a match for the donor.
  • You may have multiple “dry-runs” before your actual transplant occurs.



Where to go:

Step 1 LABS:

Located at:
University of Miami Rosenstiel Building (RMSB) Tissue Typing Lab
1600 NW 10th Ave, 8th Floor, Room 8161
Miami, FL 33136
(305) 243- 4556

Parking located next door at:
Park Plaza West
1611 NW 12th Ave
Miami, FL 33136
Accessible through NW 12th Ave and NW 16th Street


Once confirmed for transplant, proceed to Holtz admitting located at:
1611 NW 12th Ave
Miami, FL 33136
Parking is available at Park Plaza West. Follow side walk East and Northeast to Holtz admitting.


Once admitted, exit Holtz and enter main hospital to the right in the West Wing. Access elevators to the 15th floor and proceed down hallway to nurses station to check in.


You will be transported to the operating rooms located in the Diagnostic Treatment Center.



What to bring:

A “goodie bag” ready with:

List of meds
Essential toiletries
PD Supplies
If you need financial assistance, bring copy of income tax papers

Dont bring:

Plants or flowers
Visitors under the age of 14 years.