University of Utah Health's Liver Transplant Program offers patients and their families comprehensive treatments and care for diseases of the liver. As a leader in the region, our transplant surgeons and board certified hepatologist have performed over 400 liver transplants. The transplant program’s multidisciplinary approach provides patients access to a team of health care professionals who are experienced in all medical and surgical aspects of transplantation.

If you are interested in living organ donation, please learn more about our living liver donation program.

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Phone: 801-581-6795
Toll-free: 800-824-2073
Extension 55642
Fax: 801-585-5091

Liver Transplant News

Liver Transplant Heals a Body & a Relationship

Sep 06, 2016

University of Utah's third liver transplant helps heal not just a body, but also the relationship between mother and son.... Read More

Utah Sisters Doing Great After Live-Donor Liver Transplant at U of U

Mar 30, 2016

Robin Kim, MD, led the five-hour surgery to transplant a portion of healthy liver from one sister to another. This is the second surgery in the state using this procedure.... Read More

Son donates to father as University of Utah performs their first live-donor liver transplant

Feb 28, 2016

While many organs are donated after a person passes away, University of Utah Health Care recently performed their first live-donor liver transplant. It’s a fairly rare operation, as under four percent of all liver transplants in America are performed using live donors.... Read More

Doctors at University Hospital perform their first living donor liver transplant

Feb 19, 2016

When Jason Clark learned his father needed a liver transplant, he volunteered.... Read More

First ever living donor liver transplant at University Hospital could save thousands of lives

Feb 17, 2016

When Jason Clark learned his father needed a liver transplant, he volunteered.... Read More

Tiny transplant: A special Christmas for toddler saved by record-setting surgery

Jan 02, 2015

It’s the first Christmas for 22-month-old Aspen Erickson after her life-saving liver-kidney transplant — the smallest transplant of its kind ever on record. ... Read More

Utah daughter gives mom new liver

Dec 16, 2014

After 16 years of liver failure mother received a little over half a new liver in November from her daughter... Read More

World's smallest liver-kidney transplant saves toddler's life

Oct 22, 2014

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Sandy man holds yard sale to raise money for liver transplant

Jul 13, 2012

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Man grateful to be alive after doctors at the U. performed a transplant first

Apr 12, 2012

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U. doctors treat rare cancer with liver transplants

Sep 04, 2008

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Linda S. Book, MD

Dr. Linda Book graduated from the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, completed a pediatric residency at Cincinnati Children’s Medical Center and the University of Utah followed by fellowship training in Pediatric Gastroenterology at the University of Utah. She is Chief of the Division of Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutriti... Read More

Tyler R. Call, MD

Dr. Call’s research projects explore the connection between anesthetic management and cancer recurrance and survival. He is also involved in research projects with the solid organ transplant team. ... Read More

Specialties:

Anesthesiology, Cancer Anesthesia, Liver Transplant, Trauma Anesthesia

Locations:

A location has not yet been added by this physician.

Paul J. Campsen, MD

Patient Rating:

4.8

4.8 out of 5

Paul Jeffery Campsen, MD, FACS, FAST is the Surgical Director of Pancreas Transplantation, Adult and Pediatric Kidney Transplantation, and Living Donor Kidney Transplantation at the University of Utah.   He also specializes in Autotransplantation of the kidney for chronic kidney pain and loin pain hematuria syndrome.  He practices at the University... Read More

Juan F. Gallegos-Orozco, MD

Patient Rating:

4.8

4.8 out of 5

Dr. Juan F. Gallegos-Orozco graduated from medical school in Mexico and completed post-graduate medical education in Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology in both Mexico and the United States, where he recently completed fellowship training in Transplant Hepatology at the prestigious Mayo School of Graduate Medical Education, Mayo Clinic in Phoeni... Read More

Specialties:

Endoscopy, Hepatology, Liver Cancer, Liver Disease, Liver Transplant, Living Liver Donor Transplant

Locations:

University Hospital
Kidney and Liver Clinic
801-213-9797
University Hospital
Gastroenterology Endoscopy Center
801-213-9797
University Hospital
Liver Transplant
801-213-9797

Mark J. Harris, MBChB, MPH

Patient Rating:

4.5

4.5 out of 5

Dr. Harris has a special interest in anesthesia for liver transplantation, neurosurgery and in low-resource environments.... Read More

Specialties:

Anesthesiology, Liver Transplant, Neuroanesthesia, Trauma Anesthesia

Locations:

A location has not yet been added by this physician.

Jenny M. Hatch, PA-C

Patient Rating:

4.8

4.8 out of 5

Clinical Fellowship in Hepatology - American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases Masters in Physician Assistant Studies - University of Utah Molecular Pathogenesis and Molecular Medicine - Training - University of Chicago Masters of Science in Nutrition - University of Utah Board Certified - Physician Assistant - National Commission on C... Read More

Specialties:

Hepatology, Liver Disease, Liver Transplant, Physician Assistant, Women's GI Health

Locations:

University Hospital
Liver Transplant
801-213-9797
University Hospital
Kidney and Liver Clinic
801-213-9797

M. Kyle Jensen, MD

Dr. Jensen received his medical degree from the University of Utah School of Medicine, completed a pediatric residency at Primary Children’s Hospital, followed by a Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition Fellowship at the Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. He then completed an Advanced Pediatric Hepatology and T... Read More

Robin D. Kim, MD

Patient Rating:

4.5

4.5 out of 5

Dr. Kim received his Bachelor of Arts from The Johns Hopkins University and his Doctor of Medicine from Jefferson Medical College. He completed his residency in General Surgery at the University of Massachusetts School of Medicine which included a two-year research fellowship in liver regeneration and cancer. Following his residency, Dr. Kim went ... Read More

Specialties:

Kidney Transplant, Liver Cancer, Liver Disease, Liver Transplant, Liver, Biliary, & Pancreas Surgery, Living Kidney Donor Transplant, Living Liver Donor Transplant, Pancreas Transplant, Transplant Surgery

Locations:

Huntsman Cancer Hospital 801-585-6140
Primary Children's Hospital
Pediatric Gastroenterology
801-585-6140
University Hospital
Transplant Center
801-585-6320

Ryan G. O'Hara, MD

Patient Rating:

4.8

4.8 out of 5

Dr. O’Hara completed his medical training at the University of Washington in Seattle followed by training in diagnostic radiology at Sacred Heart Medical Center in Spokane, Washington. He then travelled to Philadelphia to pursue fellowship training in Vascular and Interventional Radiology at the University of Pennsylvania and obtained a certificate... Read More

Tuan Pham, MD

Tuan Pham is currently a Clinical Instructor in the Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology & Nutrition.  He pursued his undergraduate studies at the University of Texas at Austin, where he obtained both a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Biochemistry and Bachelor’s of Arts degree in Microbiology in 2001.  He went on to obtain his MD from the Texas... Read More

Specialties:

Endoscopy, Hepatology, Liver Cancer, Liver Disease, Liver Transplant, Living Liver Donor Transplant

Locations:

Huntsman Cancer Institute
Endoscopy
801-213-9797
University Hospital
Liver Transplant
801-213-9797
University Hospital
Kidney and Liver Clinic
801-213-9797

Zuzana Stehlikova, MD

Dr. Zuzana Stehlikova is Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology at the University of Utah School of Medicine. She has specialized in the Obstetric Anesthesia and Liver Transplant Anesthesia. She is involved in multidisciplinary team training targeted at obstetric emergencies. She practices Anesthesia at the University of Utah Hospital, Huntsman Canc... Read More

Specialties:

Anesthesiology, Liver Transplant, Obstetrical Anesthesia

Locations:

University Hospital
Anesthesiology
801-581-6393

I. Raymond Thomason, MD

Patient Rating:

4.9

4.9 out of 5

Dr. Ray Thomason graduated from the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School and completed post-graduate medical education in Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology/Hepatology at the University of Utah. He has been involved in Transplant Hepatology in Utah since 1986. He is board certified in Internal Medicine, Gastroenterology, Hepatology a... Read More

Specialties:

Endoscopy, Hepatology, Liver Cancer, Liver Disease, Liver Transplant, Living Liver Donor Transplant

Locations:

Huntsman Cancer Institute
Endoscopy
801-213-9797
University Hospital
Liver Transplant
801-213-9797
University Hospital
Kidney and Liver Clinic
801-213-9797

Christopher C. Tietze, MD, PhD

Chris Tietze, MD is an Assistant Professor of Medicine in the Division of Gastroenterology at the University of Utah. He is the Director of Hepatology at Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Salt Lake City. Dr. Tietze trained under Dr. David Alpers in the Division of Gastroenterology at Washington University in St. Louis. Dr. Tietze has research inte... Read More

Specialties:

Endoscopy, Gastroenterology, Hepatology, Liver Cancer, Liver Disease, Liver Transplant

Locations:

University Hospital
Kidney and Liver Clinic
801-213-9797
Veterans Administration Medical Center 801-584-1236

University of Utah

University Hospital 50 N. Medical Drive
Salt Lake City, UT 84132
Map
(801) 585-3188