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Liver Transplant

Shands Transplant Center at the University of Florida

Our program features University of Florida physicians and multidisciplinary teams of specially trained coordinators, nurses, social workers, pharmacists, physical therapists and psychologists who are experts in transplant care.

The Shands Transplant Center at the University of Florida performs more than 250 transplants a year, with more than 7,000 organ transplants total since the first program began in 1966. The center performs transplants of the heart, lung, kidney, liver and pancreas. The patient population includes adults and children, and some patients receive multiple organ transplants at Shands Transplant Center.

With great experience and a record for excellent outcomes, Shands Transplant Center is uniquely qualified to accept higher-risk candidates. Multiple specialty programs at Shands at UF are ranked by the annual U.S. News and World Report in their “America’s Best Hospitals” listings each year.


Team members lecture worldwide, are actively involved in transplant policy-making committees, and are nationally recognized for their contributions to clinical transplantation and research.

Our team is committed to following patients throughout their lifetime, and Shands Transplant Center has patient data spanning decades.

We look forward to continuing our relationship with patients and referring physicians from all over the country, so together we can improve our patients’ quality and length of life through transplantation.

Liver Transplant

  • The Shands liver transplant team has performed more than 1,500 transplants.
  • You can call (352) 265-0754 to make a referral to the liver transplant program.