Specialists in pulmonary medicine treat adults who have COPD. If you are a good candidate for lung volume reduction surgery or lung transplant, you can be referred to Mayo campuses in Jacksonville, Fla., or Rochester, Minn., for evaluation and treatment.


Specialists in pulmonary medicine, cardiothoracic surgery and transplantation treat adults who have COPD.

The Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation Program is designed to improve the health and quality of life of people who have heart, lung and vascular disease.

People who have advanced COPD can explore the option of a lung transplant in Florida. The lung transplant team in Florida performs the majority of lung transplants at Mayo Clinic (over 40 a year), and has relatively short waiting times to transplant and above-average results in terms of short- and long-term survival.


Specialists in pulmonary medicine, thoracic surgery and transplantation treat adults who have COPD.

Mayo Clinic in Minnesota has a comprehensive Pulmonary Function Laboratory and an extensive Pulmonary Rehabilitation Program, including a "Quick Start" option. Lung transplant and lung volume reduction surgery are available for qualified patients.

Becoming a Patient

See information on patient services at the three Mayo Clinic locations, including transportation options and lodging.

Feb. 12, 2014