LOUISVILLE (WHAS11) -- The Jewish Hospital Trager Transplant Center saved more than 150 lives this year due to a record-breaking number of organ transplants.

As of December 27, 154 transplants have been performed and 187 organs have been transplanted at the center. That's the most in the center's 53-year history.

In 2017 the center also celebrated its 5,000th transplanted organ.

To learn more about the Jewish Hospital Trager transplant center or about becoming an organ donor yourself, you can visit their website.