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 are very proud to be at the forefront of heart failure science, and have been a worldwide pioneer in stem cell therapies for heart failure for decades.

Our current research trials evaluate the effectiveness of combining various stem cell and regenerative medicine techniques, providing cell therapy in new patient populations, and attempting to improve left ventricular function and quality of life.

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

Our heart transplant program delivers the highest level of care to both pediatric and adult patients, including those with complex adult congenital heart disease. This often requires consideration of multiorgan transplantation and our multidisciplinary team is proud to provide both dual and triple organ transplantation in appropriately selected patients.

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.

Disease Specific Subspecialty Clinics

Our Advanced Heart Failure team is proud to offer expertise in Cardio-Oncology, Infiltrative Cardiomyopathies, and Hypertrophic Obstructive Cardiomyopathy.