Patient And Donor Testimonials

Patients and families have found help through a living-donor liver transplant at the Hillman Center for Pediatric Transplantation at UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh. See some of their stories.

At first, when Addie was born, she seemed perfectly healthy. But within a few days she started to show signs of liver failure and it eventually became clear that she would need a transplant. Read more about her experience at the UPMC Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh.
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Hayden suffered from biliary atresia and received a living donor liver transplant from a family friend. Read more about his experience at UPMC.
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Annaka suffered from biliary atresia and received a liver transplant. Read about her procedure and experience at UPMC Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh.
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Jamie received a living-donor liver transplant, saving her life. Read about the success of his procedure and experience at UPMC Children's Hospital Pittsburgh.
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Saleh suffered from propionic acidemia, a metabolic disorder. He traveled from Qatar to UPMC Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh to receive a living-donor liver transplant procedure.
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Harvey received a living-donor liver transplant, saving his life. Read about the success of his procedure and experience at UPMC Children's Hospital Pittsburgh.
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Casey received a living-donor liver transplant, saving her life. Read about the success of his procedure and experience at UPMC Children's Hospital Pittsburgh.
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Mikaela suffered from a failing liver and kidney and received a living donor liver transplant. Read about the success of her procedure and experience at UPMC Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh.
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Andrew received a living-donor liver transplant from his father and a living-donor kidney transplant from his grandmother. Read more about his experience at UPMC Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh.
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Peter received a living-donor liver transplant from his mother, Fox News Correspondent Catherine Herridge. Read more about his experience at UPMC Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh.
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At just 4 months old, Rocco received a living-donor liver transplant. Read about the success of his procedure and experience at UPMC Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh.
Read Rocco's Story >>
Kennedy suffered from AdoHcy deficiency. She received a living-donor liver transplant from a family friend. Read more about her experience at UPMC Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh.
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Maddox was diagnosed with Liver Failure as a newborn. Learn about his Living Donor experience at UPMC Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh
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Carleigh suffered from a failing liver and received a living donor liver transplant from her mother. Read about the success of her procedure and experience at UPMC Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh.
Read Carleigh (14 Years Later)'s Story >>