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Liver Transplants

Children’s Hospital Liver Transplant Team

Incepted in 2018, Children’s Hospital 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 at 504.896.9238.

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