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Meet the Heart Transplant Team

Heart transplantation is a complex process that requires the skills of a dedicated team of experts from several specialties. At Henry Ford, we bring together our top heart specialists to provide you with superior care.

Henry Ford heart transplant team members

Members of your heart transplant team include:

Additional team members

Other transplant team members include:

  • Transplant nurses
  • Transplant pharmacists
  • Cardiac rehabilitation therapists
  • Registered dietitians
  • Pathologists
  • Psychologists
  • Social workers

Team approach at Henry Ford

Your heart transplant team works closely with specialists from our other award-winning departments, including:

Pediatric heart transplants

Our specialists have teamed up with the doctors at Children’s Hospital of Michigan to offer heart transplants and transplant care for children. When these children reach adulthood, they can come to Henry Ford for their ongoing transplant care. Learn more about the pediatric transplant program at Children’s Hospital of Michigan

Take the next step

Speak with a Transplant Institute specialist.

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If this is an emergency, call 911 or go to your nearest emergency department.

For your safety, please select a MyChart video visit on demand or call our MyCare Advice Line at 844-262-1949 before scheduling if:

  • You currently have a temperature greater than 100.4 degrees Fahrenheit
  • In the past 21 days, you have been diagnosed with COVID-19
  • In the past 14 days, you have had contact with anyone diagnosed with COVID-19
  • You are experiencing a new loss of taste and/or sense of smell
  • If you have experienced two or more of the following symptoms in the last 3 days:
    • fever
    • chills
    • drenching sweats
    • new cough
    • shortness of breath
    • body aches
    • headache
    • sore throat
    • runny nose or nasal congestion
    • nausea/vomiting/diarrhea

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