Pediatric Transplant

Raquel Allen celebrates her first birthday at Comer Children's Hospital, with family, friends and UChicago Medicine staff. Raquel was treated for biliary atresia and received part of a liver in a transplant from a living donor, Catherine Ortiz

Supporting Your Child's Transplant Journey

Learning that your child needs a transplant can be extremely difficult. Many of the families coming to the University of Chicago Medicine Comer Children's Hospital are drawn by our long history of innovation in the complex field of pediatric transplant surgery. Others hear about our highly skilled transplant doctors, many of whom have international reputations for their expertise.

What We Treat

We specialize in helping children with particularly hard-to-treat conditions. Many of our patients come to us after a variety of medical and surgical treatments have failed. In many cases, we can offer families hope by providing innovative, caring approaches to transplantation.

Pediatric Organ Transplant

Portrait of Dr. Michael Millis, pediatric liver transplant physician
Meet Our Pediatric Transplant Experts

Our team realizes that your child's recovery is an ongoing process, which does not end when he or she heads home.

Pediatric liver transplant recipient Humaid Alsayegh playing with his family and pediatric hepatologist physician Ruba Azzam, MD.
Research & Clinical Trials

Through our clinical trials, our doctors continue to develop new techniques to make transplantation even safer and more effective in children.

Dr. Christopher Clardy, with patient Gabrielle Mukenschnabl
Patient Resources

For the last several decades, our doctors and nurses have worked with thousands of courageous families like yours. These resources can help support your family during the transplant journey.