Lung Transplant Information For Referring Physicians

At UPMC, we make the referral process easy. We'll help you manage your patient's expectations by explaining the lung transplantation process — from selecting candidates to providing post-transplant care.

To refer patients for lung transplant evaluations at UPMC’s Cardiothoracic Transplantation Program:

  1. Review the transplant referral checklist
  2. Provide all patient and referring physician information listed on the patient data sheet.
  3. Mail, fax, or e-mail sheet, demographic and clinical summaries, along with patient records, to the UPMC lung transplant team at:

Cardiothoracic Surgery -- Lung Transplantation
UPMC Presbyterian, Suite C-900
200 Lothrop St.
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
Attn: Lung Transplant Coordinators

Fax: 412-864-5913

Or, call the 24-hour physician referral line at 1-800-544-2500.

If you have questions about the referral process, contact us any time.

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Contact Us

Contact the Cardiothoracic Transplantation Program by phone at 412-648-6202, toll free at 844-548-4591, or by e-mail at

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