Lung transplant is a vital option to prolong survival and improve quality of life of patients. Since our program’s inception in 1982, UPMC has performed more than 2,000 lung and heart-lung transplants.
Our lung transplant physicians are:
Experts in high-risk care.
Pioneers in ex vivo lung perfusion (EVLP).
At the forefront of extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO).
Working in partnership with UPMC Immune Transplant and Therapy Center (ITTC).
As the top ranked hospital in the U.S. for pediatric liver transplant outcomes, the Hillman Center for Pediatric Transplantation at UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh houses one of the most experienced transplant teams in the world.
Our compassionate, knowledgeable professionals:
Work with patients, parents, family members, and donors throughout every step of this lifelong process.
Support families through our UPMC’s Champion program, which offers tools to assist caregivers in finding a donor match.