​Our Heart Transplant Experts

UPMC's multidisciplinary heart transplant team offers a comprehensive continuum of care, from initial diagnosis through post-operative recovery and rehabilitation.

Heart Transplant Program Cardiologists

Dr. Michael Mathier

Michael Mathier, MD
Director, Section of Heart Failure and Pulmonary Hypertension

Dr. Dennis McNamara

Dennis M. McNamara, MD
Director, Heart Failure Research Center

Dr. Ravi Ramani

Ravi Ramani, MD
Director, UPMC Integrated Heart Failure Program

Dr. Marc Simon

Marc Simon, MD
Director, Heart Failure Research

Dr. Jeffrey Teuteberg

Jeffrey Teuteberg, MD
Medical Director, Mechanical Circulatory Support Program

Dr. David Ishizawar David Ishizawar, MD

Cardiothoracic Transplantation Program Surgeons

The following surgeons are members of the Cardiothoracic Transplantation Division of UPMC's Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery:

Dr. Christian Bermudez

Christian Bermudez, MD
Chief, Division of Cardiothoracic Transplantation
Surgical Director, Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation
Associate Professor of Surgery

Dr. Robert Kormos

Robert Kormos, MD
Director, Artificial Heart Program
Co-director, Heart Transplantation
Professor of Cardiothoracic Surgery

Dr. Jay Bhama

Jay Bhama, MD
Associate Director, Artificial Heart Program
Associate Director, Lung and Heart-Lung Transplantation
Associate Professor of Cardiothoracic Surgery

Contact Us

Contact the Cardiothoracic Transplantation Program: 412-648-6202 or cttransplant@upmc.edu

Referring physicians may use our 24-hour service at: 1-800-544-2500.

 

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