Why Choose Us?

University of Iowa Health Care provides world-class care to adults and children with diseases of the liver and its biliary system. Our highly trained specialists, many of whom also conduct cutting-edge research, provide the state's widest range of services from diagnosis to ultra-sophisticated liver transplantation.

  • We were the first hospital in Iowa to perform a living-related liver transplant.
  • An 8-pound Iowa infant was one of world's smallest persons to receive a liver transplant in a procedure performed at UI Children's Hospital.
  • In a recent year we performed 34 liver transplants.
  • Our 2009 Transplant Survival Rates (after one year):
    • Adult Liver: 95%

Academic Departments that Provide Hepatology Care