Heart Failure and Transplant

Heart Transplant

Heart Transplant: Volume

2016 – 2020, N = 288

Cleveland Clinic’s cardiac transplant program is one of the largest in the US and is the leading center in Ohio. Cleveland Clinic surgeons performed 70 heart transplant procedures in 2020. This included 4 heart/kidney transplants and 3 heart/lung transplants.

Heart Transplant: 1-Year and 3-Year Survival Rates


Cleveland Clinic is committed to achieving the best possible outcomes for patients. Our surgeons have more than 30 years of experience with heart transplantation and have completed more than 2000 heart transplants. This level of expertise resulted in 1-year and 3-year survival rates that were better than expected national outcomes.

Source: Scientific Registry of Transplant Recipients, January 5, 2021.


ᵃExpected rate based on risk adjustment

ᵇ7/1/2017 – 12/31/2019

ᶜ1/1/2015 – 6/30/2017