The heart transplant program at Baylor Scott & White Central Texas brings together the collective expertise of specialists with extensive experience in transplant surgery and medicine. Our multidisciplinary, integrated team approach to patient care is ideally suited to the complex problems presented by heart transplant patients.
Baylor Scott & White – Temple is the only heart transplant program between Dallas and Austin and has wait times significantly lower than the national average. The Temple transplant program has teams of specialists dedicated to the treatment of advanced heart failure, including transplant cardiologists, surgeons, certified heart failure nurses, transplant coordinators, dietitians and social works, among others. With all of our team members located on the Temple campus, we offer high-quality, personalized care in one location.
Our advanced heart failure program offers medical and surgical options for the treatment and management of advanced heart failure, including mechanical circulatory support options such as ventricular assist devices (VAD), which is a small implantable device that takes over the pumping function for one or both of the heart’s ventricles.
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