Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin has been a pioneer in pediatric heart, liver, kidney and bone marrow transplants for more than three decades now – helping hundreds of children with end-stage diseases survive and thrive.

Transplant programs at Children’s

The transplant process is an ongoing physical and emotional journey for you and your family. However, if your child suffers from a chronic disease that could lead to organ failure and all other treatment options have been exhausted, a transplant may be the best and only choice.

Our approach to pediatric transplant is multidisciplinary and family-focused. We strive to build a partnership between your family and our team of specialists so your family has the information and support needed through the whole process.

Transplant programs

Once we receive your transplant referral, transplant coordinators work closely with the referring doctor, your child and family to complete the evaluation process. Children's offers the following transplant programs:
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Many conditions can lead to a transplant. Some of the most common conditions include:
  • Congenital heart-disease
  • Pediatric heart failure
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Acute liver failure
  • Chronic liver disease
  • Chronic kidney disease
  • Metabolic disorders
  • Leukemia
  • Lymphomas
  • Hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis
  • Primary immunodeficiency
  • Severe aplastic anemia
  • Sickle cell anemia
  • Thalassemia
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Not only does Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin provide life-saving transplants for children in need of heart, kidney and liver transplants, but it also conducts cutting-edge research to improve patients’ outcomes.