The mission of the UPMC Transplant Infectious Diseases (ID) program is to provide comprehensive care for the evaluation and management of infectious diseases related to transplantation (solid organ and stem cell), mechanical circulatory support, hematologic malignancies, and CAR-T cell therapy.
Our experts work collaboratively with the organ transplant, mechanical circulatory support and hematology teams to ensure the best possible outcomes for our patients. Outpatient visits for patients with hematologic malignancies and stem cell transplants occur at the Hillman Cancer Center to facilitate a multidisciplinary approach.
The UPMC Transplant ID program's expert services and treatments include:
We provide education on preventing and treating infections to:
Our doctors have comprehensive training and expertise in transplant infectious diseases including, but not limited to:
Our team works closely with experts from other UPMC teams, including:
This teamwork allows us to design protocols and assure the highest quality of care for our transplant patients.
Our team is involved in transplant infectious disease research on a local and national level. Our research program is focused on understanding the host-pathogen interactions in immunocompromised patients, enhancing diagnostics, improving prophylactic strategies, and improving therapies for infections. Our team is frequently invited to speak at national and international conferences and has published extensively on a variety of related topics.
To learn more about the Transplant ID program, call 412-647-7228.