Lung Transplant

Your care is part of a comprehensive lung service dedicated to providing the most innovative treatment options to patients with advanced lung disease. In addition to our longstanding record of excellent patient outcomes and our commitment to your health, the University of Iowa lung transplant services offer:

  • A multidisciplinary transplant team
  • Coordinated care and communication with your referring physicians
  • Lifelong post-transplant monitoring and care
  • Quick decision for transplant readiness and shorter wait times for organ
  • Streamlined evaluation requiring only one visit to University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics

Based on the most recent group of transplants reported by the Scientific Registry of Transplant Recipients, our one-year graft survival rate for all lung transplants is 95.8 percent compared to the national survival rate of 88.9 percent. Our three-year survival rate is 76.8 percent compare to the national survival rate of 70.5 percent.

Care Team

Every member of our multidisciplinary team specializes in transplant care. Each one brings years of expertise to your transplant case.

Transplant Coordinators

  • Abigail Mack, RN, MNHP

Financial Coordinators

  • Becky Hix
  • Israel A. Cuevas