We know that when facing a transplant procedure, you may have many
questions. At Stanford Health Care, you can feel confident that you
are in skilled, capable and experienced hands. We are with you every
step of the way, from preparing you before the transplant through your
recovery. We will always take the time to explain a procedure or
answer your questions.
Stanford's Transplant Program: Why Choose Us
When you choose Stanford, you are choosing some of the nation's top
transplant surgeons. Features of our transplant programs include:
Nationally renowned care: We have earned a number of
distinctions, including outstanding outcomes for both patient and
graft survival. Learn more about our multi-organ
Leaders in the field: We have long been at the forefront in
the field of transplantation. Stanford is home to both the first
adult heart transplant in the U.S. and the first heart-lung
transplant in the world.
Comprehensive, expert services: We provide everything from
careful pre-transplant monitoring to post-surgical care. Our strong
emphasis on continuous quality improvement creates better outcomes
for transplant patients.
Full spectrum of care for transplant recipients: We maintain
comprehensive outpatient management of transplant recipients that
Infection prophylaxis (infection
Management of immunosuppression
Long-term patient monitoring and care
Transplant Program: Meet Our Team
Our multidisciplinary transplant teams provide superior, specialized
expertise in all related transplant services. Your transplant team
At Stanford, we treat the patient, not the condition. Transplant
patients often experience intense emotions during this time, including
anxiety and depression. We provide psychiatric services tailored to
the needs of transplant patients. Learn more about our mental
This unusual procedure, known as a "domino" transplant, occurs when one recipient receives a heart-lung transplant from a deceased donor, while the existing healthy heart of the heart-lung recipient is given to a second patient. The rare procedure has only been performed eight times at Stanford, last in 1994.
Clinical trials are research studies that evaluate a new medical approach, device, drug, or other treatment. As a Stanford Health Care patient, you may have access to the latest, advanced clinical trials.
Open trials refer to studies currently accepting participants. Closed trials are not currently enrolling, but may open in the future.
Stanford Health Care (formerly Stanford Hospital & Clinics)
provides comprehensive services to refer and track patients, as well
as provides the latest information and news for physicians and office
staff. For help with all referral needs and questions visit Referring Physicians.
Track your patients' progress and communicate with Stanford providers