The Lung Transplant Program at Jewish Hospital has been serving people from Kentucky, Indiana, Tennessee and Ohio since 1991. Patients dealing with end-stage lung disease rely on the program's comprehensive approach that brings together experts in pulmonary (lung) medicine and surgery, nursing, infectious disease, pharmacy, pathology and social work. The team's focus is to provide patients personalized care and treatment options that meet their specific needs.
For more information, call 502.587.4384. If you are a patient and would like to self-refer to our program or are a physician who would like to refer a patient, complete the lung transplant referral form. For the Inpatient Transfer Center, call 502.587.4496.
If you are considering contacting the Jewish Hospital Lung Transplant Program, now might be a good time to learn more about the entire lung transplant process. Click on one of the links below to read information about the different stages:
Medical School: Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO
Residency: General Surgery Residency, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA
Fellowship: Cardiothoracic Surgery, Barnes-Jewish Hospital, St. Louis, MO
Medical School: University of Louisville, Louisville, KY
Residency: General Surgery, University of Louisville, Louisville, KY
Fellowship: Cardiothoracic Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA
Additional Training: Visiting Fellow, Lung Transplant Surgery, Toronto General Hospital, Toronto, Ontario; Visiting Fellow, Thoracic Surgery, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN
Medical School: Northwestern University, Chicago, IL
Fellowship: Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, University of Illinois, Chicago, IL
Additional Training: Lung Transplant Medicine and Research, University of Illinois, Chicago, IL (one year)
“I’ve been given an opportunity to be alive again,” said Zack. “I want to share that same chance with others, and help raise funds for Jewish Hospital, for organ donation and for cystic fibrosis research and treatment. It’s critical to give other people the same opportunity that I have been given.” - Read Zack's story
Contact the Jewish Hospital Lung Transplant Program locally at 502.587.4384 or toll free at 1.800.866.7539. If you are a patient and would like to self-refer yourself to our program or are a physician who would like to refer a patient, complete the advanced heart failure and lung transplant referral form.