Children's Hospital is part of the UPMC family.
Living-donor liver transplant helps save the life of a child with end-stage liver disease and can improve the quality of life for a child with metabolic disease. Other benefits include the following:
Surgery of any kind carries basic risks. Serious complications are rare, but they can happen. The world-renowned liver transplant surgeons at the Starzl Transplantation Institute where adult donor transplant surgery is performed have experience with complex cases, reducing the risk for serious complications during surgery.
Possible risks associated with living-donor liver transplant surgery may include:
It is on a rare occasion that a complication would occur during the living-donor liver transplant procedure that would require further corrective surgery or medical treatments.
If you’re interested in becoming a living donor and would like to discuss your eligibility, please contact the UPMC Liver Transplant Program today.
Children's Hospital's main campus is located in the Lawrenceville neighborhood. Our main hospital address is:
UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh
One Children’s Hospital Way
4401 Penn Ave.
Pittsburgh, PA 15224
In addition to the main hospital, Children's has many convenient locations in other neighborhoods throughout the greater Pittsburgh region.
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To pay your bill online, please visit UPMC's online bill payment system.
Interested in giving to Children's Hospital? Visit Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh Foundation's website to make a donation online.