See The Lives We’ve Changed
Children, adolescents, and adults share their life-changing experiences at the Miami Transplant Institute.
Not so long ago, getting a new heart, liver, or set of lungs would have been an impossible dream. But today, the Miami Transplant Institute is making miracles happen for patients of all ages. These are their stories.
Surgeons first in Florida to perform eight-organ transplant on 1-year-old boy
Just five years after transplant surgeons from UHealth – the University of Miami Health System saved the life of a Texas infant at Holtz Children’s Hospital.Read More
Jackson Memorial Hospital and the Miami Transplant Institute’s 12,000th Recipient is an Infant from South Florida
Frederick Prestler, Jr., affectionately known by his family as FJ, is an active and loving baby.Read More
Grateful for a New Heart: A Local Assistant Principal’s Courageous Fight to Survive
In 2006, Erika Carter-Rolle came down with a bad cold that wouldn’t go away. A few months later, Carter-Rolle was diagnosed with cardiomyopathy.Read More
Internationally Renowned Recording Artist Receives Double Lung Transplant
For decades, Venezuelan artist, José Luis Rodriguez – commonly known as “El Puma” – has entertained fans worldwide through music and television.Read More
Florida’s First Four-Way Paired Kidney Exchange Transplant Successfully Performed
Physicians at the Miami Transplant Institute (MTI) at the UHealth/Jackson Memorial Medical Center are being hailed for setting yet another milestone.Read More