Since the inception of the Lung Transplant Program in 1987, University Health Transplant Institute has performed over 500 single and double lung transplants.
Our patients are on the waiting list for an average of 45 days before receiving their transplant. Every patient referred to our lung transplant program benefits from our physicians and surgeons medical expertise and surgical excellence.
Our team of surgeons has changed the way lung transplants are performed around the world. Our multidisciplinary team of specialists includes pulmonology, transplant, nursing, immunology, social work, respiratory therapy and other areas of expertise who partner with patients to develop a treatment plan tailored to meet a patient's specific needs.
In addition to transplantation, our program offers pulmonary hypertension management, interventional pulmonology and specialized care for cystic fibrosis patients.
Submit a patient referral online. To speak to a program manager, call 210-567-5777 or toll-free 1-888-336-9633.
Hospital to hospital transfer
Health care providers looking to transport a patient to University Hospital can do so with one simple phone call:
To transfer an adult patient to University Hospital: 210-358-2500
To transfer a pediatric patient to University Hospital: 1-855-484-7733