Organ/Tissue Donation and Registry


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Help ensure your life-saving decision is fulfilled

Register to be an organ and tissue donor to save or enhance someone's life through transplantation.

Become informed and record your decision today.

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Update your profile within Missouri's Organ and Tissue Donor Registry.


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Remove your name from Missouri's Organ and Tissue Donor Registry.


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Angela Johnson"It was the best decision I could make"

Angela Johnson recalls the moment she decided to donate the organs and tissues of her 16-year old son. "My son was 16 in 2001, and he was a gunshot victim," Angela said…

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Help ensure your life-saving decision is fulfilled:

Did you know that you can choose to have your donation designated for transplant therapy, research, etc.? You can also add restrictions if you want, i.e., skin, heart valves, etc. Update your profile today.

Registry Numbers

  • On average, 22 people die each day while waiting for a transplant
  • Missouri Registry Total: 3,744,300 (4.16.18)
  • National Waitlist Totals: 114,963 (3.5.18)
  • Kidney: 1,111 - MO Waitlist (2.28.18)
  • Kidney/Pancreas: 13 - MO Waitlist (2.28.18)
  • Pancreas: 8 - MO Waitlist (2.28.18)
  • Liver: 171 - MO Waitlist (2.28.18)
  • Heart: 45 - MO Waitlist (2.28.18)
  • Lung: 11 - MO Waitlist (2.28.18)
  • Heart/Lung: 3 - MO Waitlist (2.28.18)
  • Intestine: 3 - MO Waitlist (2.28.18)
  • Any Organ: 1,348* - MO Waitlist (2.28.18)
  • *Total number of patients in all organ types is less than the sum of the organs
    due to patients listed for multiple organs. Source-Based on OPTN data as of February 28, 2018

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