Living-Donor Liver Transplantation

Our groundbreaking program allows you to get a liver transplant sooner, while you're healthier.

Living-Donor Liver Transplantation

Our groundbreaking program allows you to get a liver transplant sooner, while you're healthier.

National Leaders in Liver Transplantation

Our USC Living-Donor Liver Program has been a pioneer for more than 20 years. Our internationally recognized surgeons combine decades of experience with innovative treatment options, including bloodless transplants.

We offer a complete approach to transplant patient care. Our surgeons stay involved in all aspects of treatment, from the first evaluation through care and support after surgery. Our mission is to help patients get off the wait list and make transplants available to more people.

For those who want to improve their health for a donation, Donate Well is a personalized 8-week program that offers support from dietitians, lifestyle therapists and personal trainers.

 

What is a Living-Donor Liver Transplant?

A Life-Saving Donation

Patient Story

There are no words to convey all the gratitude I feel for Rosie.

A Life-Saving Donation

Patient Story

There are no words to convey all the gratitude I feel for Rosie.

#1

Living-donor liver transplantation program in Southern California

1

Only transfusion-free liver transplant program in western U.S.

30%

Shorter hospital stays for adult liver transplants

97%

Survival rate for pediatric liver transplants

Why You Should Choose Us for Your Living-Donor Transplant

Our program has received a Center of Medical Excellence designation from Anthem.

We performed the first live-donor transplant between adults in Southern California.

We performed the world’s first adult live donor transplantation without a blood
transfusion.

Few centers in the country perform transfusion-free living donor transplants, but our liver transplant team performs several every year.

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