Departments and specialties
Mayo Clinic has one of the largest and most experienced practices in the United States,
with campuses in Arizona, Florida and Minnesota. Staff skilled in dozens of specialties work
together to ensure quality care and successful recovery.
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Doctors who perform this procedure
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- Cardiothoracic Surgeon
- Jacksonville, FL
Areas of focus:
Heart transplant, Lung transplant, Mechanical circulatory support device implantation, Organ recovery surgery, Heart failure, Respiratory failure
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Mayo Clinic pulmonologists, lung transplant surgeons and other specialists research lung transplant and other treatments for lung conditions. Mayo Clinic pulmonary scientists in Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine Research actively research lung diseases and conduct clinical trials. Researchers in the Transplant Center study lung transplant and other types of transplants. You may have the opportunity to participate in clinical trials.
Areas of research include:
- Ex vivo lung perfusion to preserve and restore donor lungs
- Stem cell therapy in lung regeneration research
- Improving tests that match donors and recipients (HLA antibody testing)
- Reducing the risk of rejection
- New immunosuppressant medications
- Improving outcomes for people who have had lung transplants
See a list of publications by Mayo Clinic authors on lung transplant on PubMed, a service of the National Library of Medicine.
Lung transplant care at Mayo Clinic
July 11, 2019
- What is a lung transplant? National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute. https://www.nhlbi.nih.gov/health-topics/lung-transplant. Accessed January 30, 2019.
- Mason RJ, et al. Lung transplantation. In: Murray and Nadel's Textbook of Respiratory Medicine. 5th ed. Philadelphia, Pa.: Saunders Elsevier; 2010. https://www.clinicalkey.com. Accessed May 10, 2016.
- AskMayoExpert. Lung transplantation. Rochester, Minn.: Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research; 2015.
- Goldman L, et al., eds. Interventional and surgical approaches to lung disease. In: Goldman-Cecil Medicine. 25th ed. Philadelphia, Pa.: Saunders Elsevier; 2016. https://www.clinicalkey.com. Accessed July 7, 2016.
- Vincent JL, et al. Lung transplantation. In: Textbook of Critical Care. 6th ed. Philadelphia, Pa.: Saunders Elsevier; 2011. https://www.clinicalkey.com. Accessed May 10, 2016.
- Hachem RR. Lung transplantation: An overview. https://www.uptodate.com/contents/search. Accessed May 10, 2016.
- Hachem RR. Lung transplantation: General guidelines for recipient selection. https://www.uptodate.com/contents/search. Accessed May 10, 2016.
- Partnering with your transplant team: The patient's guide to transplantation. U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. https://optn.transplant.hrsa.gov/media/1536/partneringwithtransplantteam_508v.pdf. Accessed January 30, 2019.
- Adegunsoye A, et al. Comprehensive care of the lung transplant patient. Chest. 2017;152:150.
- Bhorade S, et al. Induction immunosuppression following lung transplantation. https://www.uptodate.com/contents/search. Accessed May 10, 2016.
- Bhorade S, et al. Maintenance immunosuppression following lung transplantation. https://www.uptodate.com/contents/search. Accessed May 10, 2016.
- What every patient needs to know. United Network for Organ Sharing. https://transplantliving.org/community/. Accessed May 18, 2016.
- Frequently asked questions. United Network for Organ Sharing: Transplant living. https://transplantliving.org/after-the-transplant/lifestyle-changes/diet-and-exercise/. Accessed Dec. 16, 2018.
- Palmer SM, et al. Bacterial infections following lung transplantation. https://www.uptodate.com/contents/search. Accessed July 13, 2016.
- What is pulmonary rehabilitation? National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute. https://www.nhlbi.nih.gov/health-topics/pulmonary-rehabilitation. Accessed January 30, 2019.
- Cypel M, et al. Lung transplantation: Procedure and postoperative management. https://www.uptodate.com/contents/search. Accessed May 10, 2016.
- What is bronchoscopy? National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute. https://www.nhlbi.nih.gov/health-topics/bronchoscopy. Accessed January 30, 2019.
- Keller CA, et al. Feasibility, safety, and tolerance of mesenchymal stem cell therapy for obstructive chronic lung allograft dysfunction. Stem Cells Translational Medicine. 2018;7:161.
- Lung transplant research program. Mayo Clinic. https://www.mayo.edu/research/centers-programs/transplant-research-center/research-programs/lung-transplant-research-program. Accessed Jan. 10, 2019.
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