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Division of
Cardiovascular Surgery
Cardiac Transplantation

Cardiac Transplantation specialists evaluate transplant candidates, perform transplant surgery, provide implantable left ventricular assist devices for patients awaiting heart transplantation, and care for patients after heart transplantation. Medical and rehabilitatative care are provided in cooperation with cardiovascular medicine and rehabilitation specialists. Research on transplant-related subjects includes the physiologic consequences of cardiac rejection, the role of tissue matching in heart transplantation, dynamic cardiomyoplasty, and improved methods of immunosupression.

Inpatient Facilities:
Hospital University of Pennsylvania (HUP)
Pennsylvania Hospital (PAH)
Office Visit Locations:
Perelman Center - East Pavilion, 2nd Floor (HUP)
230 West Washington Square (PAH)
Making an Office Visit Appointment:
215-615-4949 or 800-789-PENN
Michael Acker
M. Acker
Pavan Atluri
P. Atluri
Christian Bermudez
C. Bermudez

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