liver transplant

“I had to prepare over 200 units of products for one liver transplant patient one time,” says Chris Sierra, a technician who works in the

By uclahealth • June 26, 2019

After their life-saving liver transplants mother and daughter are happy to be home.

As Mother’s Day neared, Georgina Barba wasn’t making any provisions.

“I don’t really plan anymore, because then something ends up happening,” says the 36-year-old Carson, California, mother of three. “The main thing is that we will all be home.”

Mother’s [...]

By uclahealth • May 10, 2019
Thank you Dr Busuttil and the UCLA Liver Transplant Team! Celebrating 25 years today!
By Mike O • January 9, 2019
On June 15, 2017 I received a liver and kidney transplant at UCLA due to Polycystic Kidney and Polycystic Liver Disease. I knew for many years that as the disease progressed, it would result in kidney [...]
By selby1 • March 26, 2018
Dr. Busuttil, It has been a little over a year (August 30, 2016) since I had my liver transplant at UCLA. I am writing to express my utmost gratitude to you and your team for saving my life. I would not be here without [...]
By Markgolfer • October 11, 2017

I was one of the first 30 patients to have received a liver transplant performed at UCLA by Dr. Busuttil. Now him and his liver transplant team has performed well over 6,000 transplants since 1984.

By Vicky • August 7, 2017
Each year, the number of people in need of organ transplants continues to grow. About 118,000 people are still waiting for an organ, according to the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services (HHS), and each day, 22 people die while waiting. Posthumous donation Those who register to have [...]
By uclahealth • May 9, 2017
I would like to thank my Dr. who saved my life on January 1, 2012. I cannot remember his name but I realize today that if it weren't for him and the staff, I would not be here! From this experience it has made me appreciate life like never before. [...]
By alice55 • April 13, 2017
Thank you All the Liver Transplant Doctors and coordinators Eight floor love you all, I'm blessed
By anac57 • April 13, 2017
Dr. Shahryar Ashouri is my oncologist. I absolutely adore him. He's passionate, caring, personable and an all around good man. In 2013, I was diagnosed with stage 4 colon cancer with liver metastasis. Dr. Ashouri never made me feel like I had no chance. He stood by my [...]
By paws10 • March 30, 2017