Heart Transplant Services
We offer heart transplantation services for children and adults. Our services include:
This program focuses on the treatment of patients with congestive heart failure.
Ventricular Assist Device (VAD) Program. Led by Mustafa M. Ahmed, MD, this program uses state-of-the-art devices to assist the heart when waiting for transplantation or as a permanent solution. We are a Joint Commission Disease Specific certified VAD center.
This program combines the expertise of cardiothoracic surgeons and cardiologists to perform the transplant and to care for patients long after. Learn about preparing for a heart transplant and what to expect during and after surgery.
To obtain a copy of your medical records from UF Health Heart Transplant - Heart and Vascular Hospital, please contact (352) 627-4421.
Pay your billconsult our billing section.
Shands hospitals and UF Physician practices accept insurance from numerous providers, including Aetna, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida, CIGNA, Humana, Capital Health, United Healthcare, Medicaid, and state and government services. For a full list of accepted plans visit our Insurance / Billing page.
Insurance acceptance varies between physicians and locations and is subject to change. To confirm that a specific physician will accept your insurance, please contact the practice using the telephone numbers listed at the top of the page. A representative will be happy to assist you.
Financial AssistancePatients who lack insurance coverage or are unable to pay their portion of the healthcare services they receive may qualify for financial assistance based upon their income level.
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