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Transplant Center Reaches 1,000th Milestone

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). 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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Cleveland Clinic Florida’s Transplant Center is one of the leading institutes for heart, liver and kidney transplantation in South Florida.

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Patient Stories

Patient Stories

Paige Jerome, a Cleveland Clinic Florida patient who had heart transplant after coming to the ER complaining of shortness of breath

Florida Woman with Rare Heart Condition Shows the Benefit of an Integrated Health System

Sep 27, 2019

“They are just phenomenal people... they are all so positive and really act as your cheerleaders. They are constantly communicating with each other to stay on top of your case. I find comfort in them. I know all of their names because they are super important to me.”
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Heart Failure Patient Receives New Heart and Second Chance to Enjoy Retirement

Heart Failure Patient Receives New Heart and Second Chance to Enjoy Retirement

Jul 8, 2019

“I felt like I was waiting to die anytime. But receiving the new heart has been like a miracle. I was terminal and I came back.”
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Heather Sherman and Jeff West at Cleveland Clinic Florida

Altruistic Florida Organ Donor Sparks Multi-state Transplant Chain

May 7, 2019

“It’s hard to believe that one person could make such an impact. It’s unbelievable to me to think that I have saved a life.”
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