Liver Transplant

Created in 2018, the Children’s Hospital New Orleans Liver Transplant Team cares for children with advanced stage liver disease through evaluation, surgery and follow-up. As the only freestanding pediatric liver transplant program in the State of Louisiana, we excel at handling the toughest challenges in pediatric care. Our family-centered approach means you’ll play an active role in your child’s care to achieve the best possible outcome.

Management expertise includes but is not limited to:

  • Acute liver failure
  • Cholestatic diseases
  • Hepatitis
  • Metabolic liver diseases
  • Liver tumors
  • Other liver diseases
A comprehensive, multidisciplinary approach is provided to our patients and their families, including coordinated post-transplant management of care. Long-term follow-up care continues until patients are transitioned to adult services.

Children’s Hospital Multidisciplinary Transplant Team includes:

  • Anesthesiologists
  • Child life specialist
  • Clinical coordinators
  • Critical care specialists
  • Dietitians
  • Infectious disease specialists
  • Laboratory specialists
  • Hepatologists
  • Pharmacists
  • Physical and occupational therapists
  • Registered nurses
  • Social workers
  • Transplant surgeons
Our team is here to answer your questions and help you make decisions regarding your child’s healthcare.

Contact Us / Referrals

Liver Transplant
200 Henry Clay Avenue
New Orleans, LA 70118
504.896.9238

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