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What are the best hospitals for liver transplants?

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Oschner Health Systems in New Orleans, Louisiana was ranked number one in the country for liver transplants by CareChex, according a news release on the Oschner website. Stanford Children's Health is also top-rated.

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What are the best hospitals for liver transplants?
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A listing of hospitals that offer liver transplants is available on the Scientific Registry of Transplant Recipients. The website offers information that considers the patient age and whether a living donor or deceased donor was used. The number of transplants each hospital has done and their survival rate ranks for various categories is available. Finding an experienced hospital with a "higher than expected" rating for the age group and donor type is a good way to find skilled care.

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