Why Choose UW Health for Liver Transplant?

UW Health Transplant is one of the most active and successful liver transplant programs in the country. Our program has earned national and international recognition for leadership in transplant surgery and the care of transplant patients. Since our program began in 1984, it has provided more than 2,300 liver transplant patients a second chance at life.


Innovation, Research and Leading-Edge Technology


As an academic medical center, research and teaching are part of our mission. Along with providing outstanding patient care, we focus on developing and expanding leading-edge medication protocols, technology, organ recovery techniques, surgical techniques and post-transplant care practices.

Excellent Patient Success


UW Health Transplant consistently leads the nation in patient outcomes, despite taking patients whose conditions are so complex that other centers would not consider them for transplant.


World-Class, Customized Patient Care

UW Health Transplant provides quality, compassionate care that is tailored to each patient. Patients receive support throughout the entire process of transplantation including the decision-making process, evaluation, waiting period, surgery and hospitalization and follow-up care after surgery. Our team provides thorough education to patients and their support team to ensure patients can return to a good quality of life.


Knowledge and Expertise


Dedicated to providing the highest quality of care for patients, UW Health Transplant is creating the future of transplantation. Our multi disciplinary, experienced health care professionals work together to provide patients with the best possible outcome. This team approach allows us to provide our patients with customized, comprehensive care and ensures the continuity of care. Our surgical team has more than 60 years of combined experience performing liver transplants.