Heart and Lung Transplantation
The thoracic organ transplant program at UNC Hospitals offers heart, lung, and heart-lung transplantation. The UNC transplant team includes board-certified thoracic surgeons who have completed thoracic transplant fellowships, adult and pediatric cardiologists, adult and pediatric pulmonologists, anesthesiologists, transplant coordinators, social workers, physical therapists, infectious disease specialists, radiologists and pathologists.
and Ventricular Assist Devices
Surgeons and their transplantation specialties:
Pediatric heart transplantation: Michael R. Mill, M.D.
Adult heart transplantation: Thomas G. Caranasos, M.D., Benjamin E. Haithcock, M.D., John S. Ikonomidis, M.D., Paul B. Tessmann, M.D.
Lung transplantation: Benjamin E. Haithcock, M.D.; Jason M. Long, M.D.