Saint Luke's Liver & Transplant Specialists
Experts in treatment of all stages of liver disease and kidney & liver transplants
Saint Luke’s Liver & Transplant Specialists provides a full range of services for patients with liver disease, and those who require a liver or kidney transplant. Our physicians and surgeons are among the most experienced in the region.
Treating Liver Disease
Saint Luke’s Liver & Transplant Specialists provides a full range of care for acute and chronic liver conditions—from prevention to transplantation.
Saint Luke’s comprehensive approach includes state-of-the-art imaging for screening and diagnosis; minimally invasive treatments; and full support through the evaluation, transplant, and post-transplant process.
Our team of liver physicians and surgeons treat:
- Chronic hepatitis
- Hepatitis C
- Autoimmune hepatitis
- Liver cancer
- Fatty liver
- Primary biliary cirrhosis
- Pancreatic disorders that require surgical intervention, including Whipple surgery
Saint Luke’s has the fastest waitlist to transplant time of any liver transplant program in the region, and our one-year survival rate is the highest in the region.
Saint Luke’s is a leader in kidney transplantation—performing the first kidney transplant in the Kansas City area in 1969, and the first laparoscopy, living kidney donation surgery in the region. Saint Luke’s offers some of the nation’s shortest wait times for kidney transplants.
Our highly specialized and experienced kidney transplant experts are committed to supporting each patient throughout the evaluation and transplant process.
Liver disease and abdominal transplants are complex and require ongoing care. Saint Luke’s has created a multidisciplinary team of fellowship- and subspecialty-trained specialists including:
- Transplant surgeons
- Transplant coordinators
- Living donor advocate
- Living donor coordinators
- Financial coordinators
- Social workers
New patients please arrive 30 minutes prior to your appointment so that the necessary paperwork can be completed and your copayment collected. Existing patients, please arrive 15 minutes prior to your appointment. If you must cancel your appointment for any reason, please give us at least 24 hours’ notice.
We handle prescription refills during normal office hours only. Please allow 24 – 48 hours for a refill request.
Copays and outstanding balances need to be paid at the time of service.