From co-worker to lifesaver

UF Health Jacksonville employee, Kandis Scott, donates kidney to friend and coworker of 11 years, Siena Garcia.

By: Bonnie Steiner
Garcia and Scott Siena Garcia and Kandis Scott have worked together for 11 years as radiologic technologists at UF Health Jacksonville.
new Siena Garcia and Kandis Scott celebrate their friendship and newfound bond after the successful kidney transplant.
new Kandis Scott and Siena Garcia underwent surgery in January 2019 at UF Health Shands Hospital in Gainesville, resulting in a smooth recovery.
One person can save up to eight lives as an organ donor.