Baptist Transplant Program

Ever since the first heart transplant in the area was performed in 1985, Baptist has maintained its role as a leader in providing innovative transplant surgery and care for patients throughout Memphis and the Mid-South. From pre-surgery preparation and organ procurement, to vigilant post-transplant care and rehabilitation, our team of experienced physicians, nurses, specialists and therapists help you regain your quality, and longevity, of life.

Heart Transplants at Baptist

Baptist Heart Institute serves as the only adult heart transplant program in the Mid-South, and is proud to provide high quality care to heart transplant recipients to help them gain back their quality of life and get better. Located on the campus of Baptist Memorial Hospital-Memphis, the Baptist Heart Institute provides comprehensive cardiovascular services in one convenient location.

We’ve performed over 400 adult heart transplants and implanted more than 360 ventricular assist devices (VADs), and our longest living transplant recipient is now more than 30 years post-transplant.

The Baptist Heart Transplant Program is the only Medicare-certified adult heart transplant provider in Memphis, and we also hold the Center of Excellence status for most insurance companies.

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