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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 transplantation expertise.
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 includes:
Infection prophylaxis (infection prevention)
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 will include:
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 health services.
Watch Jeffery Teuteberg, MD, associate professor and chief of heart failure, cardiac transplantations, and mechanical circulatory support for Stanford Health Care, discuss heart failure in our Heart Health Series.
Just 28 at the time of her transplant at Stanford Hospital in 1991, Yolanda went on to
become the first heart transplant recipient to have a child at Stanford.
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 provides comprehensive services to refer and track patients, as well as the latest information and news for physicians and office staff. For help with all referral needs and questions, visit Referring Physicians.