Lung Transplant Program

Organ transplantation offers great promise for children with end-stage lung disease. Our Lung Transplant Program is known both for its excellence and for its comprehensive approach to care. We have performed more than 70 lung transplants and our outcomes are among the best in the world.

Maureen B. Josephson, DO, Named Medical Director of Lung Transplant Program

Why Choose Us?

The Lung Transplant Program is led by cardiothoracic transplant surgeons dedicated to lung, and heart-lung transplantation, as well as cardiothoracic surgery. They have worked extensively with the most complex pediatric cases.

Lung Transplant: A Guide for Patients and Families

Download this guide to learn about important topics including the transplant evaluation process, waiting for a transplant, transplant surgery, post-transplant care, and life after transplant.

Transplant Center Town Hall

The Pediatric Transplant Center held a Virtual Town Hall on September 7, 2021, to discuss frequently asked questions related to COVID-19, vaccines and back to school information transplant patients and families. Watch the recording

Traveling to Philadelphia

If you are anxious about traveling to Philadelphia, we're here to support you. View our resources for patients and families to learn more information about preparing for your appointment, a guide to procedures, overnight and extended hospital stays, where to stay, billing and insurance, and a video about what to expect

Our Team

Out lung transplant team members are known for both their surgical expertise and for their comprehensive approach to care.


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