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Heart Transplant

Heart Transplant

At UVA, we’ve performed more than 300 heart transplants since 1989, making us the top heart transplant center in Virginia. Our team has expertise in a wide variety of supportive therapies, such as ventricular assist devices (VADs), and is extensively involved with the development and application of heart failure medications and devices.

Our breadth of skills and experience provides care across the spectrum of heart failure management. Our experience extends from the very youngest patients (6 days) to the oldest (73 years). And survival statistics for our heart transplant program meet or exceed national averages.

Watch a video about our treatment options for heart failure.

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Heart Transplant

Heart Transplant

At UVA, we’ve performed more than 300 heart transplants since 1989, making us the top heart transplant center in Virginia. Our team has expertise in a wide variety of supportive therapies, such as ventricular assist devices (VADs), and is extensively involved with the development and application of heart failure medications and devices.

Our breadth of skills and experience provides care across the spectrum of heart failure management. Our experience extends from the very youngest patients (6 days) to the oldest (73 years). And survival statistics for our heart transplant program meet or exceed national averages.

Watch a video about our treatment options for heart failure.

Heart Transplant at UVA

Getting Started

The evaluation process begins with a referral by your doctor. You can initiate the process by contacting our referral coordinator at 800.543.8814. The coordinator will collect basic medical information, and our financial counselor will contact you to provide advice on basic financial questions and begin contact with relevant insurers.

Get started on your heart transplant journey.

Pediatric Heart Transplant
Tameka's Story

A New Heart for a Teenage Girl

Tameka was 17 when she was diagnosed with a rare heart disorder. Her heart beat so fast she was at risk for cardiac arrest and death.

Fortunately, Tameka was transferred to the transplant experts at UVA Children's Hospital.

Read Tameka's story about having a heart transplant.

Transplant Questions?

Do you have questions about transplant? Problems with your transplant center?

The United Network for Organ Sharing (UNOS) provides a toll-free patient services line to help.

Call the toll-free line at 888.894.6361.

Transplant for Children

Does your child need a heart transplant?

At UVA Children's Hospital, our specialists provide child-centered expertise in pediatric heart transplants.

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Call 800.257.0757

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