For more than 25 years, UCLA has been among the top U.S. transplant hospitals. We offer every medical and surgical option, but what truly makes us exceptional is the combination of our physicians' vast expertise and our patient-centered approach to care.
Our transplant programs are among the busiest in the country, yet we view every patient as an individual. Our personalized care empowers patients and their families to understand their options and make personal decisions about their treatment.
At UCLA, our physician and nursing teams understand that heart transplant affects the whole person. Our teams work closely with patients and their families to present the full array of options and support patients in making complex decisions.
We provide customized care for each patient, including:
Our advance care planning team consults with patients who are being evaluated for transplant. The team includes:
Team members work closely with you and your family to understand expectations before embarking on a path of care. Going far beyond an advance care directive, this groundbreaking process helps us deeply understand your wishes and design an individualized approach to care.
Our clinical programs serve the population of Southern California and UNOS Region 5, as well as patients from across the U.S. and the world.
Our culturally sensitive medical team understands that patients bring different experiences to the transplant process.
We are proactive about seeking out the right life-saving procedure for patients of any background, whether they are local to Los Angeles or coming to UCLA for destination medical care.