Heart

Transplantation

Nebraska Medicine is home to one of the most reputable and well-known organ transplant programs in the country. Through our dedicated efforts in education, research and clinical medicine, we have helped shape the field of transplantation. The world-class reputation of our programs and physicians attracts patients from across the country and around the world.

Heart Transplant Program Highlights:

  • Only medical center in the region with both Medicare designated heart transplantation and an integrated Joint Commission certified heart failure program
  • Innovative mechanical Ventricular Assist Device support program
  • Experienced multidisciplinary team and comprehensive program
  • Individualized medical and surgical treatments for heart failure
  • Continual communication and education provided to patients and families regarding all aspects of medical care prior to and after transplantation
  • One-year survival rates that exceed national averages
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