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Liver Transplant Referral Frequently Asked Questions

How do I know if I need a transplant?

For most individuals, a gastroenterologist or primary care provider will advise you when you should be seen at a transplant center. Often times, they will refer you to a transplant center to get an opinion about whether a liver transplant is right for you. A referral is usually made for someone who has been diagnosed with some form of liver disease that has progressed to cirrhosis.

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Am I a Candidate for Liver Transplant?

Johns Hopkins transplant surgeon Andrew Cameron, MD discusses eligibility for a liver transplant, donor livers, patients' average age, and other transplant-determining factors.

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If you have any questions about the referral process for liver evaluation, please contact Mary Rudolfi, R.N. via email: or call