A History of Pediatric Liver Transplantation with George Mazariegos, MD; New “That’s Pediatrics” Podcast Episode

September 3, 2019

UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh has launched a new medical podcast series for physicians, scientists and other health care professionals featuring the hospital’s leading researchers and clinicians. Episodes of “That’s Pediatrics” will include compelling interviews with scientists at UPMC Children’s Hospital who are performing innovative basic, translational, and clinical research.

In this episode, George Mazariegos, MD, discusses the history of liver transplantation. In the late ’80s, George Mazariegos, MD, had a one-month rotation with transplant pioneer Thomas E. Starzl, MD. Today, he is chief of Pediatric Transplantation at UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh and director of Pediatric Transplantation at the Thomas E. Starzl Transplantation Institute. Our hosts cover all things pediatric liver transplantation: What conditions require a transplant, what our center has accomplished, growing our transplant network, and improving care after transplantation.

Click here to listen to “A History of Pediatric Liver Transplantation.” Subscribe to “That’s Pediatrics” on iTunes or Google Play Music to have new episodes automatically download to your phone for free when they become available.