The lung transplantation service at UC San Diego Health began in 1989 under the direction of the internationally renowned cardiothoracic surgeon Stuart W. Jamieson, MB, FRCS. It is certified by Medicare and Medi-Cal.
Why would someone need a lung transplant?
Lung transplantation is a treatment option for irreversible, life-threatening lung diseases such as:
A double lung transplant didn't dampen Erinn Hoyt's love of swimming. She traveled to Spain to compete at the 2017 World Transplant Games Federation and won five silver and two bronze medals. Find out more