Focus on survival

UF Health lung transplant program outcomes nation’s best

By Dorothy Hagmajer
lung Lung transplant surgeon Tiago Machuca, M.D., Ph.D., came to UF in 2015 in part because the university shared his commitment to growth. Since his team came together, the results speak for themselves.
lung Since 1994, UF Health's lung transplant program has performed more than 900 transplants, with an emphasis on cases that most would have deemed too difficult to transplant due to age, stature, comorbidities or advanced illness.