Heart Transplant

After Heart Transplant

Service Type
Body
A heart transplant significantly alters your life. It means a lifetime of medication, frequent follow-up visits and ongoing monitoring by doctors and nurses at UVA. Learn what to expect.
Clinical Practice Terms

Heart Transplant

Service Type
Body

At UVA, we’ve performed more than 300 heart transplants since 1989.

The evaluation process determines if you are a candidate for a heart transplant. At UVA, we walk you through each step of evaluation and treatment with a team experienced in providing support to transplant patients and recipients. 

Find out about the process of a heart transplant at UVA.

Clinical Practice Terms
James D Bergin

James D Bergin, MD

Title:
Professor
Division:
Cardiovascular Medicine
Primary Location:
Advanced Heart Failure and Transplant Center
Phone:
434.243.1000
John A Kern

John A Kern, MD

Title:
Professor
Division:
Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery
Primary Location:
Heart and Vascular Center
Phone:
434.982.4301
Gorav Ailawadi

Gorav Ailawadi, MD

Title:
Professor
Division:
Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery
Phone:
434.924.5052
Leora T Yarboro

Leora T Yarboro, MD

Title:
Associate Professor
Division:
Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery
Primary Location:
Heart and Vascular Center
Phone:
434.924.2158
Mohammad Abuannadi

Mohammad Abuannadi, MBBS

Title:
Assistant Professor
Division:
Cardiovascular Medicine
Primary Location:
Advanced Heart Failure and Transplant Center
Phone:
434.243.1000
Sula Mazimba

Sula Mazimba, MD, MPH

Title:
Assistant Professor
Division:
Cardiovascular Medicine
Primary Location:
Advanced Heart Failure and Transplant Center
Phone:
434.243.1000