I NEED A KIDNEY

To see if you can donate, go to www.ucdonor.org and fill out the questionnaire.  Use my name (Richard Lazovick), as the recipient, and my birthday (4/13/62).

(Note:  For your privacy and  HIPPA, I won't know you tried unless you tell me.)

UCSF Living Donor - The Gift of Life - Video

Articles about me:
http://www.jweekly.com/article/full/74719/santa-rosa-father-issues-appeal-to-find-a-kidney-donor/
http://www.pressdemocrat.com/news/2959121-181/praying-for-a-new-kidney


Information About Transplants   

http://www.ucsfhealth.org/conditions/kidney_transplant/


Articles About Kidney Swaps

The following articles are about cross-match kidney swaps.   A typical situation is one donor -- one recipient.  In the following cases, multiple surgeries were done at the same time to match donors with compatible recipients.


9-way kidney swap involving 18 surgeries at 2 SF hospitals
June 4, 2015 | Victoria Colliver
9-way kidney swap involving 18 surgeries at 2 SF hospitals. Medical marathon. By Victoria Colliver. The first of 18 surgeries in a nine-way, 36-hour marathon kidneytransplant chain began ...


Patients, donors in six-way kidney swap set to meet each other

March 24, 2015 | Victoria Colliver
Patients, donors in six-way kidney swap set to meet each other. By Victoria Colliver. Twelve patients involved in a ... loved one. That's how the six-way kidney swap came about. Broussard, of Fair ...

3 transplants in rare 6-way kidney swap completed in SF
March 5, 2015 | Victoria Colliver
3 transplants in rare 6-way kidney swap completed in SF. 3 transplants in rare 6-way kidney swap completed. By Victoria Colliver. Surgeons at San Francisco's California Pacific Medical Center ...

Rare 6-way kidney swap is complete at SF hospital
March 6, 2015 | Victoria Colliver
Rare 6-way kidney swap is complete at SF hospital. Rare 6-waykidney swapcompletedsmoothly. By Victoria Colliver. Doctors at California Pacific Medical Center in San Francisco on Friday ...

Circle of life as recipients meet 4 kidney donors
June 7, 2012 | Stephanie Lee
... the three women and five men who underwent the May 18 surgeries met ... more common, said Steven Katznelson, medical director of CPMC's kidney transplant program... Another four-way swap was performed at the hospital last week ...



"Challenges are what make life interesting and overcoming them is what makes life meaningful." JoshuaJ. Marine

New Patient Evaluation for Kidney Transplantation - Transplant Overview

by Dr Lloyd Ratner - Renal and Pancreatic Transplant at The New York Presbyterian/Columbia Renal Transplant Center -- Video

A Video About a Living Donor

Toby Adelman - Live Kidney Donor -- Video