Cleveland Clinic Florida’s Transplant Center is one of the leading institutes for heart, liver and kidney transplantation in South Florida. As an extension of Cleveland Clinic in Ohio, Florida’s center brings more than 50 years of experience and over 3,000 caregivers in transplantation surgeries to the region, which serves the southeastern United States, the Caribbean and Latin America. Led by world renowned transplant surgeons who are dually licensed in Florida and Ohio, Cleveland Clinic Florida is fully integrated with United Network for Organ Procurement (UNOS).
Transplant Center Reaches 1,000th Milestone
Florida's transplant program began in 2013 and in a few short years, the team has transplanted 1,000 life-saving organs, making it one of the fastest — growing programs in the region.
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