​Our Heart Transplant Experts

UPMC's multidisciplinary heart transplant team offers a comprehensive continuum of care, from initial diagnosis through post-operative recovery and rehabilitation.

Heart Transplant Program Cardiologists

Dr. Jeffrey Teuteberg

Jeffrey Teuteberg, MD
Director, Advanced Heart Failure Program
Medical Director, Heart Transplantation

Dr. David Ishizawar David Ishizawar, MD
Cardiologist, Advanced Heart Failure
Dr. Michael Mathier

Michael Mathier, MD
Director, Section of Heart Failure and Pulmonary Hypertension

Dr. Dennis McNamara

Dennis M. McNamara, MD
Director, Heart Failure Research Center

Dr. Ravi Ramani

Ravi Ramani, MD
Director, UPMC Integrated Heart Failure Program

Dr. Marc Simon

Marc Simon, MD
Director, Heart Failure Research

Cardiothoracic Transplantation Program Surgeons

The following surgeons are members of the Cardiothoracic Transplantation Division of UPMC's Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery:

Dr. Robert Kormos

Robert Kormos, MD
Director, Artificial Heart Program
Co-director, Heart Transplantation
Professor of Cardiothoracic Surgery

Luigi Lagazzi, MD
Assistant Professor of Cardiothoracic Surgery

Contact Us

Contact the Cardiothoracic Transplantation Program by calling 
412-648-6202, toll free at
844-548-4591, or cttransplant@upmc.edu

Referring physicians may use our 24-hour service at: 1-800-544-2500.


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