Pediatric Transplant Services
Pediatric Organ Transplant
Does your child need a new heart, kidney or liver? We can help.
UVA’s pediatric transplant specialists offer compassionate, individualized care for children before, during and after a transplant. Our team of transplant coordinators, nurses, social workers and financial counselors work with the entire family to ease the process and make you and your child as comfortable as possible.
Pediatric Organ Transplant at UVA
We’re the only hospital in the region to perform pediatric organ transplants from newborns to young adults. We receive patients from across Virginia and beyond to help children with the most complex cases, including retransplantation, or "re-do" transplants.
Find out more about our pediatric transplant programs:
A New Heart For Tameka
17-year-old high school student Tameka Brown always felt cold. When her mother took her to see a doctor they found out her heartbeat was more than double its normal pace. And when medication wasn't working, Tameka was hit with some big news — she had a rare heart disorder and needed a heart transplant.
Little did she know, her experience would help shape her dreams of a future passion and career. Read her story.