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Lung Transplant 

Award-winning Care for Advanced Lung Disease

When you have a serious lung disease, you need an experienced team of professionals who have the expertise to diagnose and treat your complex condition.

The Baylor Annette C. and Harold C. Simmons Transplant Institute, one of the largest, most comprehensive multispecialty transplant centers in the United States, offers sophisticated diagnostic testing and therapies for patients with lung disease.

Since performing the first transplant in Texas in 1990, transplant surgeons on our medical staff have performed more than 350 lung transplants. 

Why Choose Baylor?

Annually, our program is among the top 25 percent in the world in terms of lung transplant volume, and the compassion and skill of our entire team has resulted in quality outcomes and outstanding patient satisfaction scores.

Our lung transplant program is based at Baylor University Medical Center at Dallas, which is the top ranked hospital in North Texas and one of "America's Best Hospitals" for pulmonology, according to U.S. News & World Report. For more information on the Baylor Dallas Lung Transplant Program, call 214.820.6856 or follow the links below.

Step-by-Step Guide: Heart and Lung Transplant

Understanding these steps will help you know what to expect from a lung transplant.

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Why Choose Baylor for Lung Transplant?

There are many reasons thousands of patients have turned to Baylor for their transplant.

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Lung Transplant Conditions

There are a number of serious lung conditions, in which single or double lung transplant may be the best course of treatment.

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Pulmonary Hypertension

Pulmonary hypertension is a serious lung condition which may require a transplant.

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Our Program

The Advanced Lung Disease Program provides sophisticated diagnostic testing, transplant and other innovative therapies for patients with serious lung diseases.

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Treatment Process

Understanding the steps for diagnoses, treatment and recovery will help you know and understand what to expect from a lung transplant.

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Conditions Treated

There are a number of serious lung conditions, in which single or double lung transplant may be the best course of treatment.

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Our Team

Our team approach includes pulmonary specialists on our medical staff, respiratory therapists, nurses and others, who work to coordinate care for patients.

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Frequent Questions

There are many reasons that thousands of patients over the course of three decades have turned to Baylor for their transplant.

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Patient Education & Resources

Baylor offers a variety of educational and support resources to patients undergoing lung and other types of transplantation, as well as their families.

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