Mayo Clinic, with transplant services in Arizona, Florida and Minnesota, performs more transplants than any other medical center in the world. Mayo Clinic's integrated teams of surgeons, doctors, transplant nurses, pharmacists, social workers and others work together to manage every aspect of your transplant from planning through post-transplant care. Staff in heart transplant has extensive experience in heart, heart-lung and lung transplant, as well as the use of ventricular assist devices for infants, children and adults. The Mayo Clinic team completed its first heart transplant in 1988. Mayo's efforts to continually improve and expand organ transplantation have placed Mayo at the leading edge of clinical and basic transplant research worldwide since performing the first clinical organ transplant in 1963. Research activities in the Transplant Center at Mayo Clinic have contributed significantly to the current successful outcomes of heart transplantation.
Mayo Clinic has one of the largest and most experienced transplant practices in the United States, with campuses in Arizona, Florida and Minnesota. Staff skilled in more than a dozen specialties work together to ensure quality care and successful recovery.
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Every day, with every step: Transplant patient Dan Olson honors his heart donor with his life. Read Dan's story.
By the time JoAnn Forster realized she'd had a heart attack, the damage was done. Then medical technology helped her bridge the gap to a new heart. Read JoAnn's story.
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