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Pediatric Transplant Care

Pediatric Liver Transplant Patient Guide & Resources

Explore resources and information from the University Health transplant care team to help you learn more about your child’s liver transplant journey.

Pediatric Liver Transplant Patient Guide

Refer to A Guide to Pediatric Liver Transplant [PDF, 10.9 MB] for information about the pediatric transplant patient experience at University Health.

Onsite Assistance for Families

Get the help you need when you’re at University Health, such as:

Transplant Social Worker

Stay informed about services before and after a transplant by asking your social worker about:

  • Community services and resources
  • Funding for health care expenses
  • Health insurance benefits information
  • Medication assistance programs
  • Transportation assistance for medical appointments
  • Transitioning and adjusting to life after transplant
  • Travel planning and lodging help if you live out-of-town

Spiritual Services

Ask our chaplains for spiritual care and support. Our Peveto Center for Pastoral Care is a quiet, welcoming place and is open 24 hours a day. Call 210-358-4000 for services.

Support Groups

Find support and share experiences with other parents, families and transplant patients. Contact your transplant social worker at 210-567-5777 to find a support group or go to our social media pages:

Transplant Patient Endowment Fund

Learn about the University Health Foundation Transplant Endowment Fund if you need financial help during the liver transplant process.

Online Patient Resources

Find reliable online education and resources to learn more about liver disease and organ transplants.

Liver-Related Organizations

American Liver Foundation
(800) Go-Liver

Transplant Information & Organizations

Pediatric Organ Donation (U.S. Department of Health and Human Services)

Scientific Registry of Transplant Recipients

Texas Organ Sharing Alliance (TOSA)
210-614-7030

Transplants for Children (San Antonio-based nonprofit organization)

United Network for Organ Sharing (UNOS)
UNOS Transplant Living (for patients)
1-888-894-6361

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