Our heart transplant team takes on some of the most complex, high-risk cases and has done more than 1,400 adult heart transplants
We look at each case we receive. We study the complexities of each person’s heart disease and decide how we can best help.
Learning you or a loved may need a heart transplant can be daunting. We want to help ease your fears and answer the many questions you likely have.
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Contact the UPMC Heart Transplant Program to request an appointment or learn more.
Years of cardiovascular disease left Bob Lancia fearing he had run out of options. However, through the dedication of the Advanced Heart Failure and Heart Transplant teams, Bob received a ventricular assist device (VAD) and, eventually, a second chance at life through 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).