Search for your doctor or find doctors accepting new patients.
Find out about our hospital visiting hours and policies.
Log In to MyUCSDChart to access your medical information
Find out about our academic nursing program.
Make a financial gift to the Center for Transplantation.
Learn more about organ donation.
UC San Diego Health System Liver Transplant Program provides comprehensive and innovative treatment for people with end-stage liver disease due to chronic liver disease and acute liver failure. Led by Alexander Kuo, our liver transplant team moves you through the transplant process and equips you with the know-how to live well following transplantation.
Understand survival rates.
See liver transplant graft and patient survival rates for January 1, 2010 - January 1, 2012.
The Organ Procurement and Transplantation Network (OPTN) and United Network for Organ Sharing (UNOS) have designated UC San Diego Health System an approved living donor transplant program. Read more under Types of Liver Transplantation below.
A liver transplantation may not be possible for individuals with metastatic cancer, recurring infection, active drug and alcohol use and severe cardiac or other medical problems.
The transplant process is a long and sometimes challenging path to health. It requires a partnership between you and the liver transplant team.
Sharon Henegar needed a liver transplant to save her life. Her son donated a portion of his liver. 10 years after the surgery, the Henegars reunited with Dr. Ajai Khanna who performed the surgery at UC San Diego.
Rare Liver Surgery Saves Young Mother's Life
Official Web Site of the University of California, San Diego.