Why Choose the Miami Transplant Institute

Our experienced transplant team delivers life-saving outcomes for children and adults facing organ failure.

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#1 in U.S. in total organs transplanted

The Miami Transplant Institute is the largest transplant center in the nation based on record-breaking volume

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50th anniversary

The Miami Transplant Institute has entered its 50th year of collaboration between Jackson Health System and UHealth – the University of Miami Health System

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#1 for kidney transplants

We’ve performed the most kidney transplants ever in the U.S.

A Leader in Life-Saving Transplants

The Miami Transplant Institute’s skilled surgeons draw on their extensive knowledge and experience to offer patients the best hope for the future.

Since opening in 1970, the Miami Transplant Institute has been dedicated to offering patients the best possible surgical, medical, and rehabilitation care. Today, we are the top transplant center in the U.S., with our surgeons performing more than 700 procedures annually for patients from throughout the U.S. and abroad. Most importantly, our programs for both children and adults consistently rank among the nation’s best in terms of patient outcomes.

All Types of Organ Transplants
The Miami Transplant Center is the only center in Florida that performs all types of organ transplants—heart, lung, heart-lung, kidney, pancreas, kidney-pancreas, liver, intestinal, and multivisceral transplants.

Comfortable, Convenient Care
Through our collaborative relationship with Jackson Health System and UHealth—the University of Miami Health System, our center includes:

  • Two specialized floors with 69 beds
  • A dedicated electronic management system
  • Comfortable patient conveniences on the UM/Jackson Memorial Medical Center campus

Our newly renovated ground-floor outpatient clinic and diagnostic center is the most sophisticated of its kind in the U.S. and is supplemented by a growing network of outpatient clinics throughout South Florida, as well as pediatric clinics in Orlando and Gainesville, that provide convenient pre- and post-transplant follow-up care for our patients.

A Powerful Partnership
Thanks to our affiliation with the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, our doctors stay on the leading-edge of transplant medicine, giving our patients new hope for the future.

A Leader in Life-Saving Transplants

The Miami Transplant Institute’s skilled surgeons draw on their extensive knowledge and experience to offer patients the best hope for the future.

Since opening in 1970, the Miami Transplant Institute has been dedicated to offering patients the best possible surgical, medical, and rehabilitation care. Today, we are the top transplant center in the U.S., with our surgeons performing more than 700 procedures annually for patients from throughout the U.S. and abroad. Most importantly, our programs for both children and adults consistently rank among the nation’s best in terms of patient outcomes.

All Types of Organ Transplants
The Miami Transplant Center is the only center in Florida that performs all types of organ transplants—heart, lung, heart-lung, kidney, pancreas, kidney-pancreas, liver, intestinal, and multivisceral transplants.

Comfortable, Convenient Care
Through our collaborative relationship with Jackson Health System and UHealth—the University of Miami Health System, our center includes:

  • Two specialized floors with 69 beds
  • A dedicated electronic management system
  • Comfortable patient conveniences on the UM/Jackson Memorial Medical Center campus

Our newly renovated ground-floor outpatient clinic and diagnostic center is the most sophisticated of its kind in the U.S. and is supplemented by a growing network of outpatient clinics throughout South Florida, as well as pediatric clinics in Orlando and Gainesville, that provide convenient pre- and post-transplant follow-up care for our patients.

A Powerful Partnership
Thanks to our affiliation with the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, our doctors stay on the leading-edge of transplant medicine, giving our patients new hope for the future.

Meet Our Skilled Multidisciplinary Team

Our renowned transplantation surgeons and physicians provide life-saving care for even the most complex medical problems.

Our multidisciplinary team has deep experience with a full range of organ transplants, including heart, lung, heart-lung, kidney, pancreas, kidney-pancreas, liver, intestinal, and multivisceral transplants, as well as intestinal rehabilitation, and life-saving support for failing hearts and lungs.

Get An Evaluation

If you have been diagnosed with severe or end-stage disease of one of your organ systems, we encourage you to have an evaluation as soon as possible to discuss the best treatment strategy for you. We will help you make well-informed decisions at every step of your transplant journey, and provide you with emotional support and compassionate, culturally responsive care.

With the unmatched resources of the University of Miami and Jackson Health System—the largest public teaching hospital in the U.S.—our institute makes miracles daily.

See The Lives We’ve Changed