The Transplant Program at Children’s Hospital Colorado


About the Transplant Program

When transplantation is the best option for your child to have as healthy a life as possible, the experts at Children’s Hospital Colorado are here to help. Transplantation may not completely resolve chronic medical conditions, but it can offer hope for a better, healthier life.

Why choose Children’s Hospital Colorado for your child’s transplant?

Our multidisciplinary experts specialize in the care of kids

We understand that families dealing with chronic childhood diseases can be overwhelmed by emotion and information. That’s why the Transplant Program at Children’s Colorado offers a unique multidisciplinary team for each child we treat.

  • Our transplant teams have access to every medical and surgical specialty in the hospital for consultations.
  • In addition to our skilled pediatric transplant surgeons, our transplant teams include anesthesiologists, social workers, nutritionists and nurses, all trained in care and management of kids.
  • Transplant coordinators are on hand to connect kids and families with their care teams, and to provide education and resources to families before, during and after surgery.

Services offered

  • Bone marrow transplant

    Children's Colorado offers the only pediatric Bone Marrow Transplant Program in Colorado certified by the Foundation for the Accreditation of Cellular Therapy (FACT).

  • Heart transplant

    Our Heart Institute is one of the leaders in heart transplantation for babies, kids and teens, with survival rates among the highest in the nation.

  • Kidney transplant

    Our Kidney Transplant Program has performed 212 kidney transplants since 1988, with short- and long-term outcomes above the national average.

  • Liver transplant

    The Liver Transplant Program, a partnership between Children's Colorado and the University of Colorado School of Medicine, is the sole provider of complete pediatric multi-specialty liver transplant services in the Rocky Mountain region.

Helpful resources

  • DonorAlliance.org

    Donor Alliance is a federally designated, non-profit organ procurement organization and an American Association of Tissue Banks (AATB)-accredited tissue bank serving Colorado and Wyoming. The Donor Alliance website offers support resources for transplant recipients.