The UPMC Lung Transplant Program is one of the most recognized and experienced centers in the world for lung and combined heart-lung transplantation. Since the program began in 1982, our experts have performed 2,000 lung transplants.
Our talented experts continue to develop some of the most extensive clinical expertise in the field, giving hope to patients across the country and around the world.
As a leader in the field of transplant, we are dedicated to caring for people with life-threatening lung diseases. We accept some of the most difficult and high-risk patients because we believe that every patient deserves the chance to live a healthy life. That is why we consider lung transplant for every person referred to our program, even if other centers have said that the patient is not a candidate. Still we are one of the only programs in the United States that has achieved this level of success, while maintaining outcomes that are on par with national averages.
UPMC lung and heart-lung transplant specialists care for people with life-threatening lung diseases.
Our experts can help people suffering with: