Frequently Asked Questions about Liver Transplant

Am I a Good Candidate for a Liver Transplant?

You will need a thorough evaluation by the Transplant Institute staff, in consultation with referring physicians, to determine if transplantation is the best treatment option. Being a good candidate for transplant depends upon your physical health, emotional well-being, and ability to manage medication and care plans.

Whom do I call for more information?

For more information about the Transplant Institute at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, please call 617-632-9700.

Additional links for frequently asked questions:

American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases

American Liver Foundation

United Network for Organ Sharing (UNOS)  

England Organ Bank (NEOB)