The Washington University and Barnes-Jewish Lung Transplant Program offers a wealth of clinical and research experience and an array of valuable resources. In 1988, Barnes-Jewish became one of the first hospitals in the United States with a program fully dedicated to lung transplantation. The hospital also was the first in Missouri to perform a simultaneous heart and lung transplant.
Each person on the lung transplant team
is an expert in a specific area of transplantation. Together, they bring their expertise, knowledge and understanding to each patient in our program.
TO REFER A PATIENT TO OUR LUNG TRANSPLANT PROGRAM, CALL 855-981-DOCS (3627).
Our Doctor's Access Line
is easy and convenient to use. Physicians can reach one centralized resource, 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
The lung transplant program at the Washington University and Barnes-Jewish Transplant Center
includes a high-volume multidisciplinary team that provides fully dedicated expert care for end-stage lung disease and lung transplant patients.
World-renowned medical and surgical transplant specialists, some of whom have worked together since the program began in 1988
- Aggressive pursuit of innovative new therapies and drugs
- More than 1,200 adult transplant surgeries performed
- Consistently ranked as one of the top transplant programs in the nation for lung transplant volume
Timely diagnosis/treatment of acute and chronic disease
- Immediate appointment and surgical access for new patients
- Outcomes meet or exceed national averages for transplant
- Experienced transplant coordinators follow patients pre- and post-surgery for life
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