Is Mayo Clinic Still the Best Hospital for a Liver Transplant?

Is Mayo Clinic Still the Best Hospital for a Liver Transplant?

Is Mayo Clinic Still the Best Hospital for a Liver Transplant?

As of 2015, Mayo Clinic is still the best hospital for a liver transplant, according to U.S. News & World Report. U.S. News & World Report ranks Mayo Clinic number one in the nation for gastroenterology and gastrointestinal surgery. The practice of gastroenterology includes liver transplantation, according to PubMed Central.

Mayo Clinic received an overall score of 100 out of 100 to earn the top ranking, notes U.S. News & World Report. More than 56 percent of the gastroenterologists and gastrointestinal surgeons who responded to the U.S. News & World Report survey named Mayo Clinic as one of the best hospitals for very challenging patients.

Mayo Clinic performs living-donor liver transplants and domino liver transplants in adults, explains its website. The hospital also uses deceased-donor livers or part of a liver from living adult donor to perform liver transplants in children.