Statistics and Outcomes
We treat the entire range of childhood and young adult conditions related to the liver and gastrointestinal system – including rare and complex diseases. We bring years of experience to your child’s unique situation.
Seattle Children’s Gastroenterology and Hepatology Program is the largest such program in the Washington, Wyoming, Alaska, Montana and Idaho (WWAMI) region.
Our Gastroenterology Program is one of the top-ranked programs of its kind in the United States, which means your child will be cared for by the very best.
What Seattle Children’s measures and why
"Outcomes” refer to the results of treatment and evaluate how effective care is. We also provide statistics such as the number of patients seen (volumes).
We gather this data to:
- Measure the health of our patients
- Improve the quality of the care we provide
- Help you make informed decisions about your child’s care
Gastroenterology and Hepatology by the Numbers
Gastroenterology and Hepatology Patient Support
Dedicated Multidisciplinary Team Members
- Patient care coordinators
- Social workers
- Registered Nurses
- Registered Dietitians
Family & Patient Support Groups
- IBD Support Group
- Celiac Support Group
- Intestinal Rehab Support Group
- Special Diet Cooking Classes Cooking
Gastroenterology and Hepatology Procedure Volumes
Total number of endoscopic procedures and motility procedures, 2020
Endoscopic Procedures include:
Colonoscopy, Colostomy, Rectum Biopsy, Upper & lower Endoscopy (EGD), EGD w/capsule, EGD w/gastric banding, EGD w/control bleeding, EGD w/biopsy, EGD w/Peg Placement, EGD w/Botox, EGD w/Button to button change, EGD w/Balloon Dilation, EGD w/AD catheter placement, ERCP, Fecal transplant, Fecal disimipaction, pouchoscopy, Liver needle biopsy, Sigmoidoscopy flex biopsy , Cystoscopy, Ileoscopy, Internal anal sphincter w/Botox, gastrotomy closure
Motility Procedures include:
Esophageal PH Monitoring, Anorectal Manometry, Esophageal Manometry, Ileal Manometry, Colon Manometry
Gastroenterology and Hepatology Patient Volumes
Total number of gastroenterology outpatient visits, 2020
Number of patients treated in 2020, by disease
Pediatric Liver Transplants
Total number of liver transplants from May 1990 through June 2021
Liver transplant survival rates
This table compares survival rates at Seattle Children’s with the national average for pediatric patients. Pediatric patients are children who are not yet 18 years old.
One-year patient survival100%Seattle Children’s 1-year patient survival95.64%National average 1-year patient survival25Number of patients transplanted at Seattle Children's
One-year graft survival92.59%Seattle Children’s 1-year graft survival91.68%National average 1-year graft survival28Number of grafts transplanted at Seattle Children's
Three-year patient survival93.75%Seattle Children’s 3-year patient survival92.78%National average 3-year patient survival32Number of patients transplanted at Seattle Children's
Three-year graft survival88.57%Seattle Children’s 3-year graft survival89.72%National average 3-year graft survival35Number of grafts transplanted at Seattle Children's
These data are for liver transplants performed in the following periods:
- 1-year survival: Jan. 1, 2018 to Mar. 12, 2020
- 3-year survival: Jul. 1, 2015 to Dec. 31, 2017
Transplant data updated June 2021
Next SRTR update: January 2022
Where does this information come from?
These tables reflect metrics reported to the Scientific Registry of Transplant Recipients and the U.S. News & World Report pediatric hospital survey.
Who do I contact if I have questions?
Updated Sept. 2020