Liver Transplant Program

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For patients with end-stage liver disease, liver transplant is an option that may save and dramatically change lives.

The liver transplant program at The University of Kansas Health System represents the largest team in the Kansas City region providing advanced, comprehensive care. We help liver transplant patients achieve outcomes that surpass the national average.

Our difference

Our transplant physicians and surgeons have the experience and expertise to provide patients with leading transplant care. Our fellowship-trained team of surgeons and hepatologists offers the most advanced treatment options. This includes providing expert management in hepatitis treatments, biliary diseases, post-transplant critical care and individualized immunosuppressive therapies as well as performing complex endoscopic procedures and surgeries.

Superior outcomes

Liver transplant is life-changing. At our Center for Transplantation, we provide advanced care for numerous liver transplant patients. Our program continues to grow in volume, and we deliver outcomes that exceed regional and national benchmarks.

Liver transplant patient Amy Ausmus.

Liver transplant lets mother, teacher reclaim life

After 10 years of "just trying to survive," Amy Ausmus received a new liver that restored her health and freedom.

Read Amy's Story

Request a transplant evaluation

You or your doctor can request a liver transplant appointment or evaluation. One of our team members will contact you to schedule your initial visit. You will meet with a multidisciplinary team that will partner in your care.

We are committed to ensuring you receive experienced, compassionate long-term care from evaluation through surgery to recovery and beyond. Our goal is to partner with patients to maintain organ function for a lifetime.

Why choose us
We offer the region’s largest and most successful solid organ transplant program.
Unmatched experience
We've completed 1,500+ liver transplants – including 86 simultaneous kidney/liver transplants.
Become a donor
To learn more about organ donation and to become a donor, visit the Midwest Transplant Network, Donate Life America or Gift of Life.
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