Liver Transplants

#1 In Nation for Liver Transplants

Why have a transplant at the Ochsner Multi-Organ Transplant Institute?



  • Ochsner has one of the nation’s most active liver transplant programs, performing 196 liver transplants in 2014
  • Our surgeons have performed more than 2,000 adult and pediatric liver transplants, making Ochsner by far the most experienced liver transplant center in Louisiana
  • Our hepatologists are leading the nation with cutting-edge clinical research, including treatment of viral hepatitis that allows many patients to avoid transplantation altogether
  • Our surgeons are experienced in split liver transplants, reduced-size liver transplants and living-related liver transplantation in adults and children


  • Short wait times for transplantation
  • Reduced transplant surgery times
  • Shorter hospital stays
  • Onsite Brent House Hotel and other nearby lodging
  • Multi-disciplinary team approach to care that includes physicians, advance practice providers, nurses, pharmacists, dieticians, social workers, financial coordinators and other healthcare providers

Patient Care

After transplantation, Ochsner closely monitors all patients. We take pride in creating an environment that supports the needs of our patients and their families.