Liver Transplant Anesthesia
Compassionate Care While You Sleep
The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston and Memorial Hermann Hospital continue a tradition of excellence in solid organ transplantation, with MHH regularly being the most frequent organ-recovery site in the country.
- Life Gift Organ Donation Center
- United Network for Organ Sharing
- Life Gift Honors Memorial Hermann Hospital with Donor Memorial “The Gift”
Liver: Approximately 50 transplants performend per year, >100 patients waitlisted and >20 referrals per month. Residents are invited to monthly CME events and will assist in the preoperative screening process for potential candidates.
Renal: Approximately 100 transplants are performed per year, including live donor and laparoscopic assisted donation, with additional cases performed at the Texas Heart institute (THI), a popular anesthesia rotation during the CA-2 and/or CA-3 year. More than 500 patients are waitlisted with ± 20 referrals per month.
Pancreas: Approximately 10 pancreas transplants per year are performed with anticipated increase with a newly recruited surgeon (50 patients waitlisted).
Heart and Lung: 30–35 heart and lung transplants are performed yearly at the Texas Heart Institure (see above for rotation details).
Intestine: We have recently started an intestinal transplant program, with two performed and two patients waitlisted.
For more information, please contact Evan Pivalizza, M.D.
Location & Contact
6431 Fannin Street,
Houston, Texas 77030
- Airway Management
- Bariatric Anesthesia
- Cardiovascular Anesthesia
- Chronic Pain Management
- Critical Care
- Liver Transplant Anesthesia
- Obstetric Anesthesia
- Orthopedic Anesthesia
- Pediatric Anesthesia
- Post-Anesthesia Care
- Regional Anesthesia
- Simulation Center