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Heart Transplant

The UofL Health - Jewish Hospital Advanced Heart Failure Therapies Program offers every level of treatment for advanced heart failure (HF), including heart transplantation. The program performed Kentucky's first heart transplant in 1984 and is still a leader today. The team assists transplant candidates with everything from pre-surgery assessments to post-surgery follow-up care to navigating financial concerns. The team's goal is to ensure people with advanced HF continue having a good quality of life after treatment.

There are four stages of heart transplantation:

  1. Evaluation
  2. While on the wait list
  3. The transplant
  4. After transplant

Having heart failure and being referred for advanced therapies is a complex process for you and your family, but you won’t be going through it alone; we are here to help you at every stage in the process. Through your evaluation and testing, your time on the waitlist and the many years we expect you to have after your transplant, we will be here to support you along the way.

Contact UofL Health - Jewish Hospital's Advanced Heart Failure Therapies Program

If you would like to speak to someone at UofL Health - Jewish Hospital about heart transplant, call the Advanced Heart Failure Therapies Program at 502.587.4384 or 1.800.866.7539.