Why choose Ochsner for a Living Donor Liver Transplant?
At the Ochsner Transplant Institute, we encourage patients and their families to consider living donor liver transplantation. Ochsner Health is home to the only living donor liver program and the only active pediatric liver transplant program in Louisiana. Our program is ranked among the top programs in the country for quality every year. More than 1,400 lives are lost every year in America because there simply aren’t enough livers for everyone who needs one. Living liver donor transplants saves lives faster.
Ochsner surgeons take on some of the most difficult cases, including re-transplantation, transplant of obese recipients and transplantation of patients with portal vein thrombosis. Our surgeons are experienced in split liver transplants, reduced-size liver transplants and living donor liver transplantation in both adults and children.
Throughout the living-donor liver donation process, you will interact with our liver transplant team of transplant hepatologists, liver transplant surgeons, living-donor liver coordinator, living-donor advocate, transplant social workers, nutritionists and financial advisors.