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  • Phone: 866-683-8032

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The Promise Campaign will expand our care to more children, and offer comfort to the people who love them.

The Liver Transplant Program at Texas Children's Hospital aims to provide the best possible care to children who are in need of a liver transplant and achieve the best possible outcomes. 
Working in a state-of-the-art facility with a focus on family-centered care, our experienced team performs 35-45 liver transplants a year in children, ranging from young infants (younger than a month) to young adults, making us one of the most experienced liver transplant programs in the United States and the world.

Highlights of our program include:

  • Since 2000, 500 patients have received new livers
  • Procedures include whole organ, reduced-liver, living donor and split-liver transplants
  • Experience in transplanting ABO incompatible children
  • Short wait times for patients averaging under 3 months
  • Specialized Liver intensive care team (LICU) with extracorporeal liver assisted devise
  • World renowned liver pathology
  • Dedicated transplant immunology
  • Excellent 1 and 3 year patient and graft survival
  • Double organ transplant capability (eg Liver-kidney, liver- lung transplants)
  • Retransplantation
  • Specialized clinics for a comprehensive range of children’s liver problems
  • A caring and welcoming family-centered environment
  • A medical institution at the leading edge of research in children’s liver disease
  • Second opinion and multi-center listing services
  • International office

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Our Team

The liver transplant team at Texas Children’s Hospital is much more than just a surgical team. Our transplant coordinators work with surgeons, cardiologists, social workers, child life specialists, dietitians, pharmacists and physical and occupational therapists to give your child the best care possible.

Our liver transplant team treats the most challenging and rarest of cases giving every child the best chance for recovery.