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UCLA Lung Transplant

Our Lung Transplant Program is one of the country's most successful. We've performed over 1,000 lung transplants since 1988, and consistently rank among the top programs nationally for the number completed each year. We are the busiest thoracic transplant center in the West and the second busiest in the country. We also excel in heart transplant and heart/lung transplant. Learn more »


Landmark 1000th surgery performed at UCLA Lung Transplant Read more »


Why Choose UCLA Lung Transplant?

At UCLA, we offer our patients years of medical and surgical experience and personalized care:

  • Leading transplantation expertise: We are a national leader in lung transplantation, with 25-plus years of experience.
  • Outstanding outcomes: Our patient outcomes are excellent. Our most recent patient survival rate one year after transplant is higher than 93 percent. Our one-month, one-year and three-year graft and patient survival rates meet or exceed national standards.
  • Largest thoracic transplant program on the West Coast: We have the greatest experience in the U.S. in heart-lung transplantation, including patients with scleroderma and coronary artery disease.
  • Personalized medicine: We keep our patients and their wishes at the center of medical decision-making, in a caring environment. Read more about our approach to care.
  • Top hospital: UCLA Health consistently ranks among the top five hospitals in the nation, and the Best in the West, according to U.S. News & World Report's annual Best Hospitals survey.

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Contact Us

UCLA Lung Transplant Program
200 UCLA Medical Plaza
Los Angeles, CA 90095
(310) 825-6068

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Patient survival rate report from the Scientific Registry of Transplant Recipients (SRTR)

Transplantation data from the United Network for Organ Sharing (UNOS)


UCLA Rated One of the Top Hospitals in the Nation