People diagnosed with intestinal failure can find expert care at the Gastrointestinal Rehabilitation and Transplant Program.
Located in Pittsburgh, the Gastrointestinal Rehabilitation and Transplant Program was formally developed in 1999, at which time UPMC already had a decade of experience in performing intestinal transplants.
Our program has since distinguished itself as a worldwide leader, offering a range of intestinal rehab options and transplant services, representing more than 25 percent of the world’s total intestinal transplants.
Potential candidates for intestinal transplant at the Gastrointestinal Rehabilitation and Transplant Program include those with irreversible intestinal failure due to:
During a thorough transplant evaluation by our team of surgeons, gastroenterologists, dietitians, and dedicated nurse coordinators, we can help educate you about:
We will also provide you with resources for your caregivers and family members.