Pediatric Liver Transplant

Carleigh PlottsChildren’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC provides a full range of pediatric liver transplant services before, during, and after transplant.

Liver Transplant 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).
  • Watch the Video: Children’s Hospital Pediatric Transplant Program.
  • Follow us on Twitter @CHPtransplant.



Clinical Studies

George Mazariegos, MD

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Geoffrey Bond, MD

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Michael Green, MD, MPH

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Diana Shellmer, PhD

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Rakesh Sindhi, MD

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Kyle Soltys, MD

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  • Liver Transplant

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    Floor 3
    Pittsburgh PA, 15224

  • Immunosuppressive Drugs and Liver Transplants

    In Vitro Correlates of Transplant Tolerance in Children Off Immunosuppression Read more

    Liver Failure Treatment Through Cell Transplant

    Hepatocyte Transplantation for Acute Decompensated Liver Failure Read more

    Metabolic Disorder Treatment Through Liver Cell Transplant

    Hepatocyte Transplantation for Liver-Based Metabolic Disorders Read more

    Studies of Pediatric Liver Transplantation (SPLIT)

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    Thymoglobulin Use in Liver Transplant Patients

    Pharmacodynamics, Pharmacogenomics and Preliminary Safety and Efficacy of rATG Induction and Tacrolimus Monotherapy in Pediatric Liver Transplantation Read more