Lung Transplant Fellowship

UT Southwestern's Lung Transplant Fellowship is a one-year program focusing on lung transplantation and mechanical respiratory support (ECMO) for trainees who have completed a general Pulmonary and Critical Care Fellowship. The fellowship provides comprehensive training and experience in all aspects of lung transplantation including evaluation of transplant candidates, donor calls, peri-op management of lung transplant recipients in addition to inpatient and outpatient management of lung transplant recipients. Fellows also gain experience in management of mechanical circulatory support or ECMO-extracorporeal membrane oxygenation and learn to use EXVIVO platform to harvest organs.

This advanced fellowship program balances outstanding clinical training with experience in clinical and translational research. Our faculty provide comprehensive, high-quality training in lung transplant medicine. Upon successful completion of the fellowship, trainees are eligible to take the examination for the United Network for Organ Sharing (UNOS) primary physician certification

Our Lung Transplant Program is the largest such program in North Texas, having performed performed more than 1,000 transplants. The high-volume lung transplant center, as well as available expertise in the lung transplantation, cardiothoracic surgery and mechanical circulatory support makes UT Southwestern an ideal institution to provide an unparalleled training program in lung transplant medicine.

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