Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education & Research


JIPMER, in its golden jubilee year is the largest kidney transplantation center in Pondicherry and the largest kidney transplantation center in the government sector in Tamil Nadu outside Chennai. Successful first living donor kidney transplantation was performed in JIPMER on 3rd march 2012. The Kidney Transplantation Team pioneered the deceased donor transplantation program culminating in the first successful deceased donor kidney transplantation in the union territory of Pondicherry on 5th December 2013. JIPMER is the only center offering deceased donor transplantation services in Pondicherry till now.

Total number of Kidney transplants performed till date                      84
Total Number of Living Donor Kidney Transplant till date                 43
Total number of Deceased Donor Kidney Transplant till date            41
[Last Updated on : 30/05/2016]

Year wise Breakup

Year Living Donor Transplant Deceased Donor Transplant
2012 9 Nil
2013 7 4
2014 12 14
2015 10 23
2016 5 0


Waiting List as on March 2016
No. of patients registered at JIPMER for deceased donor kidney transplantation


No of patients under workup for Living Donor Kidney Transplantation