Pediatric Transplant Center Resources

Liver transplant in children and teens patient MJ

Watch a video that introduces the Liver Transplant Program at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, which does around 20 pediatric liver transplants a year for children suffering from a host of conditions, including biliary atresia.

Educational Materials


The American Organ Transplant Association helps to make organ transplant surgery, travel and aftercare available to patients and their families.

AST is an organization of transplant professionals dedicated to research, education, advocacy and patient care in transplantation science and medicine.

This a not-for-profit alliance of national organizations and state teams across the U.S. committed to increasing organ, eye and tissue donation.

Gift of Life is the organ and tissue procurement organization (OPO) serving eastern Pennsylvania, southern New Jersey and Delaware.

The Gift of Life Family House provides critically needed support programs and temporary lodging for organ transplant patients and their families.

The International Pediatric Transplant Association (IPTA) is a professional organization of individuals in the field of pediatric transplantation. The purpose of the Association is to advance the science and practice of pediatric transplantation worldwide in order to improve the health of all children who require such treatment. 

The National Foundation for Transplants provides fundraising assistance to patients for the portion of transplant costs not covered by insurance.

The Scientific Registry of Transplant Recipients (SRTR) is an ever-expanding national database of transplant statistics. The registry exists to support ongoing evaluation of the scientific and clinical status of solid organ transplantation, including kidney, heart, liver, lung, intestine, and pancreas.