Penn Medicine's liver transplant program is leading health care beyond the limits of conventional medicine by offering patients more options to improve their lives every day. We offers patients access to the highest quality of care available and have extensive experience treating patients with end-stage liver disease. Patients and their families can expect excellent results from a program that consistently achieves liver transplant survival rates that exceed national averages.
The liver transplant program is comprised of:
In addition, we have established a national reputation with a number of noteworthy attributes. We are:
- One of the most comprehensive, high volume centers in the country for patients with end-stage liver disease
- Recognized by both peers and consumers in Best Doctors in America, Philadelphia Magazine's Top Docs™ and America's Top Doctors
- A certified Transplant Program by Centers for Medicare and Medicaid (CMS)
- A member of the United Network for Organ Sharing (UNOS)
- A partner of Gift of Life Donor Program, the regional organ procurement organization and the largest organ procurement organization in the country
Beyond excellent medical care, Penn Medicine offers liver transplant patients and their families the highest level of hospitality, including the Clyde F. Barker Penn Transplant House, a beautiful, modern guest house providing accommodation for patients, their families and caregivers who live a distance from the hospital.
Liver Transplant Locations
The liver transplant program is located at the Perelman Center for Advanced Medicine, part of the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania (HUP). Evaluations for liver transplant are also offered at Chester County Hospital, Princeton Health and Lancaster General Health. Hepatology consults are offered at Penn Medicine Bucks County and the Penn Medicine practice in Egg Harbor Township.
View all of our liver transplant locations
Pediatric Liver Transplant Care
Pediatric patients benefit from a joint program between the Penn Transplant Institute and the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP), allowing late adolescent patients to transition their care to an adult facility. Additional partnership exists for healthy adult relatives to donate part of their liver to a child.