Patients needing treatment for advanced lung disease or evaluation for potential lung transplantation can be referred to the UT Southwestern Advanced Lung Disease and Transplant Clinic in El Paso.
This specialty clinic, operated by Dallas’ UT Southwestern Medical Center, provides services for end-stage lung disease management, including:
UT Southwestern takes a patient-focused, seamless approach to care, starting at the initial appointment. If a transplant is needed, care continues through the waiting period, surgery, and follow-up after discharge.
Fernando Torres, M.D., is the Medical Director of Lung Transplantation and Head of the Pulmonary Hypertension Program
Sonja Bartolome, M.D., is the Director of Abdominal Transplant Critical CareAssociate Director of the PulmonaryHypertension Program
Corey Kershaw, M.D., is an Associate Professor in the Interstitial Lung Diseases Program