Liver transplant saved her life

Meet Naihomi who was diagnosed with severe liver disease at four years old. 

Her family moved from the Dominican Republic to New Jersey for specialized care after battling autoimmune hepatitis for eight years. The condition progressed to cirrhosis, or scarring of the liver, which is the last stage of chronic liver disease.  

Last July, she became the first patient to receive a liver through NYU Langone’s Pediatric Liver Disease and Transplant Program.