Volumes and success measures

Mayo Clinic doctors' experience and integrated team approach results in transplant outcomes that compare favorably with national averages. Teams work with transplant recipients before, during and after surgery to ensure the greatest likelihood of superior results.

Volumes and statistics are maintained separately for Mayo Clinic's campuses in Florida and Minnesota. Taken together or separately, transplant recipients at Mayo Clinic enjoy excellent results.



The lung transplant program at Mayo Clinic's campus in Florida has become one of the largest in the Southeast. More than 440 lung transplants have been performed since the program began in 2001.


Mayo Clinic's campus in Minnesota has performed more than 210 lung transplants since the program began in 1990, including 20 heart-lung transplants. Mayo Clinic's outcomes with lung transplantation compare favorably with nationally reported survival rates.

Success measures

Lung transplant patient survival — Adult

Lung donor organ (graft) Survival — Adult

Heart-Lung transplant patient survival — Adult

Heart-Lung donor organ (graft) survival — Adult

June 30, 2015