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The heart transplant program at Baylor Annette C. and Harold C. Simmons Transplant Institute
is the nation’s fifth largest - and first in Texas - by volume.
We’re located on the campus of Baylor University Medical Center at Dallas. Ours is a comprehensive program with board certified transplant cardiologists working alongside with cardiac surgeons and a nursing and pulmonary team, all with advanced heart failure training and experience. This allows us to treat patients with all stages of heart failure, including complex cases turned away by other medical centers.
Patients benefit in many ways:
Why patients choose our program:
For more information or to self-refer to the transplant program, call 214.820.6856 for more information.
Gonzalo Gonzalez-Stawinski, MD, chief of heart transplant and mechanical circulatory support at the Baylor Annette C. and Harold C. Simmons Transplant Institute, discusses the level of care and compassion patients can expect to find at one of the largest heart transplant programs in the country.
Baylor performed over 100 heart transplants in 2014 and was one of only two centers in the world to reach this milestone.
Patients may list with multiple organ procurement organizations, which may increase the possibility of finding a donor heart for transplant.
There are a number of serious heart conditions that can lead to heart failure and make transplant the best or only treatment option.
Patients potentially in need of a heart transplant often have many questions regarding the evaluation and transplant process. We're here to help.
Baylor Dallas’ ventricular assist device (VAD) Program can improve quality of life and help avoid repeat hospitalizations.
One of the most common reasons patients need a heart transplant is due to heart failure. While certainly a serious condition, the heart failure evaluation process may yield a range of different treatment possibilities.
At Baylor, we're committed to helping you make lifestyle adjustments even after you leave our facilities. Learn more about Baylor's support programs and find helpful resources.
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