Pediatric Transplant Program

Pediatric Transplant Program

One of only two liver transplant programs in the nation with a 100 percent survival rate at 30 days, one year and three years.

Children’s Health℠ offers one of the longest-running, most experienced pediatric multi-organ transplant programs in the nation. We serve a multi-state referral area for newborns through late teens with transplant programs for heart, kidney and liver transplants, as well as a living donor program that helps save lives by matching donors with recipients in need.

As one of the country’s largest comprehensive pediatric transplant programs, we are dedicated to patient- and family-centered care that produces outcomes that exceed national standards.

  • Currently ranked #1 nationally for pediatric liver transplants
  • The only program in Texas to have performed over 1,000 abdominal transplants
  • The only academically affiliated pediatric transplant program in North Texas in partnership with UT Southwestern
  • Access to the most current research available and unmatched clinical expertise

Learn more about our outcomes and read our 2018 Annual Outcomes Report.

Multidisciplinary team support throughout every step of your child’s transplant process

Our team of transplant specialists includes surgeons, physicians, nurses, dietitians, social workers, child life specialists, chaplains, pharmacists and psychologists who all work together to provide the highest level of care possible before, during and after your child’s transplant. This collaborative approach will ensure your child’s physical, emotional, psychological and developmental needs are met during the transplant process. 

Our programs also offer support to your family when your child moves from pediatric to adult care, ensuring a smooth transition for everyone. Learn more about transitioning to adult care

Giving Families the Tools for Success

We understand that going through the transplant process can be stressful and overwhelming for your entire family. Our team of professionals prepares you with the knowledge and training you need for a successful transplant experience. These online resources also provide helpful information: 

Meet the Care Team