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Lung Transplant Program

Cleveland Clinic's Lung Transplant Program is a leader in lung transplants, both for patient volumes and successful outcomes. Since the program's inception in 1990, we have performed over 1,100 transplants with long term survival rates above the national average.
Patient Stories

Patient Stories

Ex vivo lung perfusion patient, Dan Lynch.

Grandfather's Lung Transplant Made Possible By Organ-Restoring Procedure

May 30, 2019

"I'm here to use my new lung to my best advantage, and that is to see our seven grandchildren."
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Ajit Tolani and his family.

Lung Transplant Becomes the First Step in Treating Man with Scleroderma

Mar 18, 2019

“Two years ago, I was just focusing on work. But now I focus on life. Cleveland Clinic has given me a second life.”

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Dr. Mehta, a pulmonologist at Cleveland Clinic, has treated Tom since the lung transplant 26 years ago. (Courtesy: Cleveland Clinic)

Meet the Father Whose Transplanted Lungs Have Lasted 26 Years

Apr 23, 2018

“Kim has always been supportive and helpful. I can truly say that if it wasn’t for her, I probably wouldn’t be here.”
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