Webinar: Giving New Hope to Children with Metabolic Disease

Original broadcast: Tuesday, May 24, 2016

View the webcast, "Giving New Hope to Children with Metabolic Disease" sponsored by UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh.

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Presented by:

George V. Mazariegos, MD, FACS Chief, Pediatric Transplantation

George Mazariegos, MD, FACS
Chief, Pediatric Transplantation
Hillman Center for Pediatric Transplantation
UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh


Patrick McKiernan, MD

Patrick McKiernan, MD
Director, Pediatric Hepatology Program
UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh

This webinar will help patients and parents understand the life changing advantages of liver transplantation as a treatment for your child’s metabolic disorder including Maple Syrup Urine Disease (MSUD), Alpha 1 Antitrypsin, Familial Cholestasis, Wilson’s Disease, Tyrosinemia, Cystic Fibrosis, Glycogen Storage Disease, Crigler-Najjar Syndrome 1, Urea Cycle Disorders, Oxalosis, and others.

The Hillman Center for Pediatric Transplantation at Children’s Hospital is a leading international center for liver transplantation as a treatment for metabolic disease. We’ve performed more than 330 liver transplants for patients with metabolic disease, which is more than any other center, including adult facilities. Also, our one and three-year survival rates exceed national averages.

Contact Us

For an appointment or consultation with UPMC Children’s Hospital regarding your child’s metabolic disorder, please contact us:

Pediatric Hepatology Program
412-692-5180

Pediatric Liver Transplant Program
412-692-6110
livertransplant@chp.edu