If your child is diagnosed with end-stage liver disease (which means their liver is failing), specific metabolic disorders or tumors, the recommended treatment is likely to be a liver transplant.
The pediatric liver transplant team at Texas Children’s performs more than 35 pediatric liver transplants each year and since 1988, more than 750 patients have received new livers, making it one of the most active and established liver transplant programs in the nation. Texas Children’s is proud to be designated as a Wilson’s Center of Excellence. All aspects of pre- and post-liver transplant care are provided in a state-of-the-art setting using the most advanced technology. Learn more about our quality and outcomes, which are among the best in the nation.
Multidisciplinary Team of Experts
The nationally ranked team of experts that make up your child’s transplant team have experience treating the most challenging and rarest of cases, so you can trust that you are in the right hands here. Your dedicated pediatric liver transplant team will include a hepatologist, transplant infectious disease doctor, immunologist, neuropsychologist, transfusion medicine specialist, dietitian, pharmacist, child life specialist and social worker — as well as a specially trained surgical team. Our comprehensive transplant program also includes specialty teams for kidney, lung and heart transplant. Should a multi-organ transplant become necessary, you’ll have access to the highest level of care.
What’s more, we support you throughout the transplant journey with team of experts from clinic, to our specialized liver providers in the PICU and a transplant specific acute care floor. This ensures you have all the experts your need pre and post transplant.