Our Services

Pediatric Liver Transplants


Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC provides a full range of pediatric transplant services before, during, and after transplantation.

Pediatric liver transplants at Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC Liver transplant physicians at Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC

Conditions We Treat
From biliary atresia to maple syrup urine disease, view all of the liver conditions we treat.

Our Physicians
Learn more about our multi-disciplinary liver and intestine transplant team.

Liver Program Highlights

  • Children’s has performed more pediatric liver transplants than any other center in the United States, according to the UNOS (United Network for Organ Sharing.).
  • At Children’s, the three-year survival rate for pediatric liver transplant patients is 96 percent compared to a national average of 90 percent.
  • Children’s is a leading center for pediatric living-donor liver transplantation, performing 89 living-donor liver transplants from program inception through March 2013.
  • Children's has the largest geographic draw of any other pediatric transplant center in the country. (Jan. 2010 to May 2012)
  • Children's has performed more transplants for patients with metabolic disease than any other center, including adult facilities. (Jan. 2010 to May 2012)
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Last Update
June 21, 2013
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Last Update
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