The UF Health Shands Transplant Center performs more than 250 transplants a year, with more than 7,000 organ transplants total since the first program began in 1966.
The center performs transplants of the heart, lung, kidney and liver. The patient population includes adults and children, and some patients receive multiple organ transplants at Shands Transplant Center. With a history of great experience and excellent patient outcomes, the UF Health Shands Transplant Center is uniquely qualified to accept higher-risk candidates. Multiple specialty programs at UF Health are ranked by the annual U.S. News & World Report in their "America's Best Hospitals" listings each year.
The UF Health Shands Transplant Center features University of Florida physicians and multidisciplinary teams of specially trained coordinators, nurses, social workers, pharmacists, physical therapists and psychologists who are experts in transplant care.
Team members lecture worldwide, are actively involved in transplant policy-making committees and are nationally recognized for their contributions to clinical transplantation and research. Our team is committed to following patients throughout their lifetime, and it is our privilege to anticipate your expressed and unexpressed needs throughout the transplant process.
We look forward to continuing our relationship with our patients and referring physicians from all over the country. Together we can improve quality and length of life through transplantation.
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