Heart Failure
& Heart Transplant Program

Among the Nation's Best Hospitals Since 1993

#14 in the Nation
by U.S. News & World Report

Heart Transplant

About Our Heart Transplant Program

Barnes-Jewish Hospital is considered a leading institution in heart transplantation. Surgeons here have performed more than 600 heart transplants since the program's inception in 1985. Together with a comprehensive heart failure program, our board-certified transplant cardiologists care for more than 2,500 patients in need of transplant or advanced heart failure treatment.

Total Artificial Heart

One of only 13 teams in the U.S. to use artificial hearts as a bridge before transplant.

Transplant Outcomes

Heart transplant patients can have excellent quality of life for years to come.

What to Expect

Understand the preparation, surgery and recovery process needed for heart transplant.

Transplant Outcomes

Inspiring stories of patients who get a second chance from donated hearts.

First Heart Liver Transplant

A combined heart liver transplant offers hope to patients with limited options. Find out how it helped Trish Hatley in a procedure performed by Washington University surgeons at Barnes-Jewish Hospital for the first time April 8.


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