Multi-Organ Transplant Institute

Since its inception in 1984, the Ochsner Multi-Organ Transplant Institute has performed more than 5,000 life-saving liver, kidney, pancreas, heart and lung transplants, making it among the nation's leading transplant centers. For more than 70 years, the Ochsner name has been synonymous with high quality, multi-specialty care.

Our Transplant Programs

Liver Kidney & Kidney/Pancreas
Heart Pediatric Heart

Transplant Center Highlights:

  • Ranked #1 in the Nation in Liver Transplants by CareChex
  • Ranked Among the Top Programs in the Nation for Kidney Transplants by CareChex
  • Performed the most adult liver transplants and tied for the most kidney/pancreas transplants of any U.S. medical center in 2012, according to the United Network for Organ Sharing (UNOS).
  • Only Living Liver, Lung and Pediatric Heart Transplant Center in Louisiana.
  • 1 of only 7 hospitals in the Nation to receive the HealthGrades 2012 Liver Transplant Excellence Award
  • 1 of only 11 hospitals in the Nation to receive the HealthGrades 2011 Kidney Transplant Excellence Award
  • Medicare approved transplant center for heart, liver, kidney, and lung transplantation
  • Center of Excellence for most insurers, including the United Resource Network
  • Ongoing clinical and laboratory research projects representing all aspects of transplantation research
  • On- or near-campus living accommodations including the Brent House Hotel
  • Ochsner International Health Services Department available to assist with the unique ethnic and cultural needs of our many international patients

Comprehensive Patient Care

Ochsner’s comprehensive team of transplant surgeons, physicians and support specialists are dedicated to clinical excellence and innovation.  For patients this means:

  • Shorter wait times for transplant
  • Greater transplant success rates
  • Patient survival rates greater than national averages
  • Minimal operation times
  • Fewer days in critical care
  • Shorter hospital stays
  • Innovative surgical procedures

Comprehensive care for transplant patients means we treat more than disease. We treat the patient’s physician, emotional, and practical support needs through:

  • Comfortable and convenient accommodations for families and patients at our on-site Brent House Hotel
  • Psychological and social counseling
  • Support groups
  • Financial counseling

Transplant Hotline 1-800-643-1635