Lung Disease & Respiratory Care

Our team is dedicated to helping patients breathe easier, live longer and enjoy a better life.

UC San Diego Health lung experts provide highly specialized evaluations and treatment options for patients with common or complex lung diseases.

UC San Diego Health is ranked among the top 10 in the nation for treatment of respiratory diseases by U.S. News & World Report. Our specialists pioneered the development of the pulmonary thromboendarterectomy (PTE) procedure for treating chronic thromboembolic pulmonary hypertension. They are experts in the latest medical and surgical therapies for all forms of pulmonary disease.

Leading the Way in Organ Transplantation

Some patients with advanced disease may eventually need a transplant.

UC San Diego Health is leading the way in lung, heart, kidney and liver transplantation — including live liver and kidney donation. Our patients can be confident that all possible resources are made available to them in one place.

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