The Liver Transplant Patient Experience
When Evan was just 4 years old, his parents heard words they never thought they would hear, "Your child needs a liver transplant." Evan had been diagnosed with Alpha-1 antitrypsin deficiency that caused cirrhosis of the liver. Read more.
At clinic visits, educational materials such as the Liver Transplant Care Notebook and agenda of care are provided and reviewed with families. A team of doctors is available to respond to your needs on nights, weekends and holidays.
Transitioning to adult care at Froedtert Hospital
Jose Franco, MD, assistant professor, the Medical College of Wisconsin sees adolescent patients in preparation for transitioning to the adult liver transplant center at Froedert Hospital. This gives patients and families an opportunity to build a relationship with the adult liver transplant doctor before making the full transition to Froedtert Hospital.