Liver Transplant

Over the years, Iowans and their neighbors have trusted that the best care for complex diseases can be found at University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics and UI Stead Family Children's Hospital.

For adult and pediatric transplant patients facing a liver transplant, the University of Iowa Organ Transplant Center is their foremost choice for many reasons:

  • Shorter times on the organ waiting list
  • Exceptional transplant outcomes
  • A dedicated team of specialists who focus on your care
  • Thorough follow up care that’s coordinated with your local physician

Liver Transplant Patient Outcomes

  UI Health Care National
1 year post-transplant graft (organ) survival 93.44% 91.77%
1 year post-transplant patient survival 96.49% 93.51%

Source: Scientific Registry of Transplant Recipients for Jan. 1, 2017 to June 30, 2019

Care Team

Every member of our multidisciplinary team specializes in transplant care. Each one brings years of expertise to your transplant case.

Nurse Coordinators

  • Rebecca Franklin RN, BSN
  • Julie Rogers, RN, MSN
  • Shey Stillings, RN, BSN
  • Gretchen Warkentin, RN, CNN, CCTC

Social Workers

  • Paige Clark, LMSW
  • Brittni Engrav, LMSW
  • Erica Morris, LMSW

Financial Coordinators

  • Israel A. Cuevas
  • Becky Hix
  • Jamie Miller