Referral Guidelines for Liver Transplant for Metabolic Disease

Your patient is in the right hands at Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC.

To refer a patient for pediatric liver transplantation for metabolic disease, please contact our Referral Transplant Coordinators:

kate zetler

Kate Zetler, RN, MSN
Phone: 412-692-6925

Renee Brown-Bakewell
Phone: 412-692-6310

Office hours: 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Refer a Patient for Liver Transplant for Metabolic Disease

Patient info

When referring a patient, please have the following:

  • Patient name.
  • Patient date of birth.
  • Patient address.
  • Patient Social Security Number (for U.S. patients).
  • Patient insurance (copy of insurance card, if you have it).
  • Parent or guardian contact info, including home and cell phone numbers.

Clinical summary

  • All operative notes.
  • Vascular studies.
  • Most recent outpatient records.
  • Most recent blood work.
  • Radiologic studies, including CT scans.
  • Biopsy slides (pertinent to diagnosis).
  • Discharge summaries from prior hospitalizations.
  • Current hospital records, if your patient is in the hospital right now.