Talia Baker, MD, and John Fung, MD, PhD, in liver transplantation surgery

Personalized Liver Transplant Care for Every Patient

With the most experienced liver transplant program in the Midwest, the University of Chicago Medicine continues to lead the field in innovation, offering patients a leading-edge approach to transplantation. Our physicians have conducted thousands of transplants, and our seamless coordination means you can see several specialists in one visit and avoid frequent trips to the hospital.

What Leads to a Liver Transplant?

If you’ve reached end-stage liver disease with liver failure or have liver or bile duct cancer, our team of liver specialists can evaluate you for liver transplantation. Conditions that can lead to a liver transplant include:

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Liver Transplant

Helen Te, MD, Medical Director of the Adult Liver Transplant Program, with a patient
Liver Transplant Team

UChicago Medicine transplant surgeons are among the best in the world. Meet our expert liver transplant team.

Brenda Garrett, MSN, MHA, shows pictures of her recovery to an unidentified patient, inside Mitchell Hospital on the UChicago campus
Liver Transplant FAQs

Although every patient's transplant experience is different, our experts are dedicated to helping you through each step of your unique journey.

 From left, Dr. Talia Baker, Section Chief Michael Charleton, MBBS, and Dr. Anjana Pillai of the Liver Tumor Clinic at the University of Chicago Medicine
Liver Tumor Program

Our program brings together a team of specialists with expertise in both end-stage liver disease and liver cancer.

World's First Back-to-Back Heart-Liver-Kidney Transplants

UChicago Medicine physicians made history in December 2018 after performing two triple-organ transplants within 27 hours, replacing the failing hearts, livers and kidneys of 29-year-olds Sarah McPharlin and Daru Smith.

Why Choose UChicago Medicine for Liver Transplantation

We want to provide you with the best patient experience possible. This means offering you high quality, state-of-the-art medical care with attention to your physical comfort and individual needs.

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