Heart Failure and Transplant

Heart Transplant

Heart Transplant: Volume

2016 – 2021, N = 348

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 60 heart transplant procedures in 2021. This included 14 heart/kidney transplants, one heart/liver and one 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 6, 2022.


ᵃExpected rate based on risk adjustment

ᵇ7/1/2018- 3/12/2020 and 6/13/2020 - 12/31/2020

ᶜ1/1/2016 – 6/30/2018