Transplant

Transplant

Through transplantation, our goal is to provide you with the highest-quality care and to restore you to a full and productive life. The transplantation teams will follow you from the initial evaluation through the life of the organ, and we have a detailed protocol to communicate your progress and results to your referring physicians.

We are also a Medicare-approved transplant center for heart, liver, lung, and kidney transplantation.

Our Transplant Program Highlights 

UT Southwestern’s exceptional track record speaks to a consistent focus on excellence in patient care. In addition to performing more than 1,800 lifesaving organ transplants:

Heart Transplant
 Heart Transplant and LVAD

Ranked consistently as one of the nation’s top programs, we’ve performed more than 600 heart transplants, using the most sophisticated technologies and techniques.

Lung Transplant
 Lung Transplant

We’ve performed more than 600 lifesaving lung transplants, and our patients’ one-year survival rate is No. 1 in the region, exceeding the national average.

Liver Transplant
 Liver Transplant

Our experienced liver transplant team uses state-of-the-art techniques to help patients with end-stage liver failure, and has a three-year survival rate that surpasses the national average.

Kidney Transplant
 Kidney Transplant

Known for groundbreaking work in kidney transplantation, our expert physicians and scientists are behind several innovations that have become national standards of care.

Living Kidney Donation
 Living Kidney Donation

Living kidney donations offer transplant patients better long-term outcomes and survival rates, while ensuring that donors’ health and interests are protected.

600+ heart transplants since 1988

400+ kidney transplants since 2007

600+ lung transplants since 1990

275+ liver transplants since 2007

Clinical Research

Because we are an academic medial institution, our patients have access to the latest groundbreaking research aimed at expanding the donor pool and developing new methods or preserving and evaluating organs.