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 in Florida and Minnesota. Taken together or separately, transplant recipients at Mayo Clinic enjoy excellent results.
In a short time, the lung transplant program at Mayo Clinic in Florida has become one of the largest in the Southeast. A total of 44 lung transplants were performed in 2011 at Mayo Clinic in Florida. More than 330 lung transplants have been performed since the program began in 2001.
Mayo Clinic in Minnesota has performed more than 180 lung transplants since the program began in 1990, including 16 heart-lung transplants. In 2011, the program performed 16 double-lung transplants, three single-lung transplants and one heart-lung transplant. Mayo Clinic's outcomes with lung transplantation compare favorably with nationally reported survival rates.