Liver Transplant

Our Quality Outcomes

Emory Transplant Center is committed to providing excellent clinical outcomes and delivering outstanding service and medical care to our patients. Our expertise, combined with our top ranked survival outcomes, allow us to provide patients with the highest level of experience and quality care possible.


  • Emory Liver Transplant Program ranks among the top centers in the nation for adult liver transplant volume, performing more than 2,700 liver transplant surgeries to date.

Time to Transplant

  • Of our transplanted patients in 2020, 52% received a liver transplant within one month of listing, and 85% of transplanted patients received a liver within six months of being on the wait list.

Survival Outcomes

  • Our transplanted patients’ MELD scores are higher than the national average, yet we continue to provide top-ranked quality outcomes – including a one-year patient survival rate of 96%.

  • Emory’s risk-adjusted one-year patient and graft survival rates for liver transplant are higher than the national rates at 96.41% and 94.89%. 

Liver Transplant Chart

*Published in the January 2021 release of the Scientific Registry of Transplant Recipients

For more data and information on liver transplant survival rates, visit the Scientific Registry of Transplant Recipients website, a database of transplantation statistics.