Transplant Center

MUSC Childrens Health Transplant Center Provider with patient

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The MUSC Health Transplant Center offers the most advanced pediatric transplant resources, facilities, and physicians skilled in the latest techniques, all focused on saving and improving the quality of young lives.

MUSC Children’s Hospital provides the perfect setting for young transplant patients, and our staff is specially trained in pediatric care.

Our high-volume pediatric transplant program is the busiest in our United Network for Organ Sharing (UNOS) region. Pediatric patients on a waiting list for solid organ transplantation receive preference as directed by UNOS. MUSC Health is Magnet Certified and recognized for superior nursing processes and quality patient care. We also offer one of the leading HLA labs in the nation, which provides human leukocyte antigen typing for successful transplantation of the most sensitized patients. The MUSC Children's Health Transplant programs have been designated as Cigna Programs of Excellence from the 2016 Cigna Lifesource Transplant Network Quality Survey of Transplant Programs.

We offer families continuous support as they go through the transplant process. Children throughout the Southeast and across the nation are living normal lives today as a result of receiving pediatric organ transplants at the MUSC Health Transplant Center.

Transplant Services

Heart Transplant

The MUSC Children’s Health Heart Center is a pioneer in the treatment of end-stage heart failure in children & the only heart transplant program in S.C.

Kidney Transplant

The MUSC Children’s Health Kidney Transplant Center goes beyond transplanting individual kidneys. We support, guide, and educate our patients and families.

Liver Transplant

At the MUSC Transplant Center, patients are cared for by a team of pediatric specialists who form the only pediatric liver transplant program in S.C.

More Care Team Members

Breiyan Woodall, RN, BSN, CPN | Heart Transplant Coordinator

Kelsey Urtz, RN, BSN, CCRN | Liver Transplant Coordinator

Mallory Huffstetler, RN, BSN, MAPP | Kidney Transplant Coordinator

Megan Sell, PharmD | Pharmacist

Lauren Haney, PharmD | Pharmacist

Anna Bailey, MSW | Transplant Social Worker

Shannon Rivers | Transplant Program Assistant

Robert Gadson | Transplant Program Assistant

Kate Gerweck, RD | Transplant Nutritionist

Amber Johnson, RD | Outpatient Pediatric Heart Failure and Transplant Nutritionist

Kristi Fogg, RD | Inpatient Pediatric Heart Failure and Transplant Nutritionist

Lindsay Charpia | VAD Coordinator