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Conveniently located in St. Louis, Missouri, the Washington University and Barnes-Jewish Transplant Center helps you navigate liver failure and other complicated liver diseases, including liver cancer. With a long-standing history of medical excellence, our liver transplant program is one of the most experienced in the world. Since 1963, our expert surgeons have performed over 2,600 transplants.

If you find that you or a loved one may be a candidate for liver transplant, our compassionate team ensures you will receive the most extraordinary care throughout your entire transplant journey.

Nationally Ranked

Our liver transplant program is part of the nationally ranked Gastroenterology & GI surgery program by U.S. News & World Report.

2022 Best Hospitals - Gastroenterology/GI Surgery

Conditions Leading to Liver Transplant

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If you or a loved one has end-stage liver disease, and standard medical and surgical therapies no longer work, a liver transplant may be a lifesaving option.

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Having undergone over 30 surgeries in her lifetime due to polycystic kidney disease and other health issues, Valen Keefer demonstrates a lifelong journey of resilience and the hope to live. She tells the story of her journey through two transplants – first a kidney transplant from a living donor, and then a liver transplant from an organ donor who has passed away.

If you have a liver disease or liver cancer that requires advanced liver failure management, you may have a lot of questions.  We are here to help you understand your treatment options and provide the most comprehensive, personalized care.

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Liver Transplant Team

At the Washington University and Barnes-Jewish Transplant Center, our expert team of liver transplant specialists has decades of experience caring for patients before, during and after the transplant surgery.

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