Living-Donor Liver Transplant Process
When you come to UPMC as a potential liver donor, our team of transplant experts will make sure that organ donation poses the least possible risk to you and the transplant recipient.
Steps of Living-Liver Donation
- Pre-liver-donation evaluation
- Surgery to remove part of your liver
- Post-liver-donation care
Throughout the process, you will interact with our living-donor liver transplant team of:
- Transplant hepatologist
- Liver transplant surgeon
- Living-donor liver coordinator
- Living- donor advocate
- Transplant social worker
- Financial advisor
Your Living-Donor Advocate
We will assign an independent living-donor advocate who will act on your behalf.
Your living-donor advocate will:
Learn More About Living-Donor Liver Transplant
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