Diseases, Conditions & Treatments
Heart Transplant Team
Our transplant patients are treated
by a dynamic, multidisciplinary team of highly skilled, board-certified
physicians whose specialties include cardiothoracic surgery, advanced heart
failure, transplantation, mechanical assist devices, robotic and video-assisted
surgery, and high-risk coronary intervention.
These affiliated physicians serve as principal investigators in national and
international research trials, giving patients access to new medical therapies,
innovative devices and technologies very quickly after their introduction.
highly skilled nurse clinicians guide each candidate for heart transplant
through the process from pre-surgery preparations to post-surgery follow up.
Throughout the evaluation and treatment process, referring physicians are kept
informed about patient progress. After a patient’s transplant, referring
physicians receive information on follow-up care, including immunosuppressants
and other medications, cardiac rehabilitation and any other patient