Pediatric Lung Transplant Program
Organ transplantation offers great promise for children with end-stage lung disease. Our Pediatric Lung Transplant Program is known both for its excellence and for its comprehensive approach to care. Our world-class multidisciplinary team explores all options to determine each child’s personalized treatment plan. For children who would benefit from lung transplantation, our team is one of the most experienced in the nation. We have performed more than 70 lung transplants and our outcomes are among the best in the world.
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 Programs and Services
Our pediatric lung transplant team members are known both for their surgical expertise and for their comprehensive approach to care. We’re here to care for your child and family every step of the way, including evaluation, transplantation, long-term follow-up and the transition to adult care.