When your heart failure symptoms progress to where medical treatment isn't helping, you and your doctor may talk about heart transplant.
The first step in the transplant process is for your doctor to refer you to the UPMC Heart Transplant Program. We also accept self-referrals.
Once referred to our program, our heart transplant team will:
We work closely with your referring doctor to learn about your heart problem and how a transplant might help you.
At UPMC, our heart transplant surgeons have more than 30 years of experience. They accept some of the most complex cases and may see you, even if other transplant centers said you're not a candidate.
If the care team finds you might be a good fit for a heart transplant, your journey will begin.
The four stages of the heart transplant journey are:
Our team is here for you when you need us for the rest of your life.
Contact the UPMC Heart Transplant Program today to make an appointment or learn more.
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