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Why Choose NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medicine for Liver Transplantation and Hepatobiliary Surgery?
At NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medicine, we have a deep commitment to compassionate personal care and clinical innovation. Our physicians and surgeons have a great deal of expertise but we offer an experience where the doctors take the time to explain conditions, procedures, treatments and alternatives. Liver disease and surgery can be frightening and confusing. Our entire team is here to ensure that you are confident that you are getting the best care in the world.
Highly specialized team
Our liver transplantation program is one of the highest volume programs in the nation-performing over 2,000 liver transplants. Our living donor liver transplant program is the largest in the Northeast and the only program in the country to offer fully laparoscopic donor hepatectomy. Our cohesive team of medical and surgical experts specializes in liver disease and work together to plan all aspects of your care.
NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medicine has unparalleled experience and among the highest success rate and shortest wait time for transplants in the country. Patients at NYP are ten times more likely to receive a liver transplant than they are at other hospitals in the region. This means getting a transplant faster, less chance of dying before transplant and getting healthy sooner.
NY Liver Surgeon Dr. Karim Halazun
Our renowned surgeons are highly skilled in complex and advanced procedures having pioneered minimally invasive techniques. We perform more robotic and laparoscopic liver surgery than any other hospital in the region. Many patients come to us for second opinion after being seen by a physician or team with less experience.
Our physicians and researchers are pioneers in hepatobiliary surgery and liver transplantation. Advancing clinical research is essential to the missions of NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medicine. Many of the treatment procedures we developed are now common practice at other transplantations programs throughout the nation.