Advanced Heart Failure, VAD & Transplantation

Please call 352.265.0751 to refer a patient for heart failure, VAD or heart transplantation.

Advanced Heart Failure

UF Health Heart Failure Team

At UF Health, we’re very proud to be at the forefront of heart failure and transplant science. For more than 30 years, we have pioneered therapies and technologies with a series of “First in Florida” achievements and are more excited than ever as we prepare to take our expertise forward. We offer a patient-focused, collaborative team approach designed to help those struggling with heart failure feel better and live longer.

UF Health is on the forefront of stem cell therapy research. Our clinical trial is the first in the world to combine heart and bone marrow stem cells together in treating patients. Learn more here.

VAD (Ventricular Assisted Device)

Our multi-disciplinary team brings extensive expertise and compassionate care to each case, treating every individual like family. This is our goal when it comes to our patients and their loved ones. Click below to watch a story from one of our LVAD recipients, Gail Morrell.

Heart Transplantation

If you or a loved need a heart transplant, it’s reassuring to know that caring experts are ready to support you through the journey.

The team at University of Florida Health Shands Transplant Center has more than 30 years’ experience in advanced heart failure therapies and heart transplantation techniques. We focus on the unique needs of each patient, providing advanced medical treatments with sensitivity and concern.