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Paige Porrett, M.D., Ph.D.

Kidney Transplantation • Xenotransplantation • Uterus Transplantation

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Paige Porrett headshotPaige Porrett, M.D., Ph.D.

Marnix E. Heersink School of Medicine

Division of Transplantation Surgery



Areas of expertise:

  • Kidney Transplantation 
  • Xenotransplantation
  • Uterus Transplantation



In 2020, Porrett established the the first uterus transplant program at UAB, which will provide women with uterine factor infertility an innovative option for child-bearing using deceased donor organs. In fact, it is the first uterus transplant program in the Southeast and the fourth such program in the United States.

Porrett is associate professor of surgery and also serves as director of Vascularized Composite Allotransplantation Transplantation as well as Clinical & Translational Research at the UAB Comprehensive Transplant Institute.



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