People in need of heart transplantation as a treatment for end-stage heart failure or severe coronary artery disease are in expert hands at UPMC.
Our heart transplant team reviews every case to understand the complexities of each person’s heart disease and how we can best help.
In addition to being leaders in the medical and surgical treatment of heart failure and coronary artery disease, UPMC has one of the longest standing ventricular assist device therapy programs in the country.
Contact us today to request an appointment with UPMC's Heart Transplant Program.
NIH grant for Pitt/UPMC is aimed at improving viability of organs for transplant.
Aaron was born with a heart defect and had his first heart transplant at 12 years old. Years later, he developed coronary artery disease and needed a second heart transplant.
Stacey unexpectedly learned she had cardiomyopathy and was in congestive heart failure. To support her heart until transplant, she received a left ventricular assist device (LVAD).