Our Mission

  • To provide comprehensive evaluation, treatment and care for children with all forms of liver disease, including those with end-stage or potentially fatal liver diseases requiring life-saving liver transplant, or other major surgical procedures such as liver resection. 
  • To maximize potential outcomes and liver transplant donor organ sources.


  • A caring and welcoming environment specially designed for the needs of children
  • Patients seen within 48 hours or sooner, based on medical necessity
  • A medical institution that is on the leading edge of biomedical research
  • One of the shortest wait times for pediatric liver transplant patients, averaging 2 months
  • 94% three-year post-transplant survival rate

Liver Diseases Treated

Surgical treatments

Special Services



    Double Listing Led to Liver for Anthony

    A baby in a Minneapolis suburb needed a liver transplant, so his mom called St. Louis Children’s Hospital to ask about a second opinion to double-list her son.

    Why Choose Us?

    St. Louis Children’s Hospital is consistently ranked among the nation’s best pediatric hospitals by U.S. News & World Report, the most comprehensive source of quality-related information on U.S. pediatric hospitals. We follow one simple mission – to do what’s right for kids. That mission comes to life through medical discovery, innovative therapies and compassionate care.

    Best Children's Hospitals

    We offer world-class care to children thanks in part to generous gifts from hundreds of people who have joined us as Guardians of Childhood. This philanthropic support enables us to fulfill our mission to do what's right for kids. Join us in making health care better for all children.

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