UT Southwestern University Hospital Lung Clinic in Lubbock

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 Lubbock.

This specialty clinic, operated by Dallas’ UT Southwestern Medical Center, provides services for end-stage lung disease management, including:

  • Advanced emphysema
  • Cystic fibrosis
  • Interstitial lung disease
  • Lung volume reduction surgery
  • Pulmonary hypertension
  • Pulmonary vascular disease
  • Lung transplantation 

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.

Meet Our Doctors

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