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To schedule an evaluation for liver donation, please complete the above “Can I be a donor?” form and submit to transplant@upmc.edu, and a member of the liver transplant team will reach out to you in the near future.

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Living-Donor Liver Transplant

With more than 15,000 Americans on the waitlist for a liver transplant — and only about 5,000 deceased-donor livers available for transplant — living-liver donation offers many benefits.

For those thinking about donating a portion of their liver, UPMC's living-donor liver transplant team works together to make the process run smoothly.

Supporting You During the Liver Donation Process

We recognize how hard the decision to donate an organ can be. Our liver transplant team will serve as your support system each step of the way.

We'll help prepare and educate about:

UPMC and Donate Life America Partnership

UPMC and Donate Life America are partnering to raise awareness of living dona​tion. 

Visit the UPMC and Donate Life: Living-Donor Transplant Facebook page.​​​​​​​

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