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Lung Transplant Education & Resources

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Please call the Transplant Center at 210-567-5777 for more information.

Lung Transplant Education & Resources

Find support services and resources about lung disease and the transplantation process. Let University Health help you become more knowledgeable.

Lung & Respiratory Care

Learn about lung and respiratory care at University Health. Our complete care and services can diagnose and treat breathing and lung problems.

Lung Transplant Patient Guide

Refer to the Patients Guide to Lung Transplant education booklet that explains your steps to transplantation at University Health.

Social Services

Team up with your transplant social worker for assistance with financial, emotional or social support before and after a transplant. Social services include:

  • Attaining medical equipment and supplies
  • Counseling to reduce stress and adjust after transplant recovery
  • Finding medication assistance programs
  • Find funding for healthcare and benefits information
  • Planning transportation to appointments
  • Referring you to services in your community and home health

Spiritual Care

Look to the Pastoral Care Services Department at University Health for spiritual support for you and your family.

Support & Mentoring

Connect with other transplant patients through a support group. Or get perspective and real-life experiences from an organ transplant recipient through our mentoring program. Contact your transplant social worker at 210-567-5777 for more information.

Social Media

Check out the University Health Transplant Institute social media spaces to share learning and gain support from others.

Transplant Patient Endowment Fund

Apply for financial help from the University Health Foundation Transplant Endowment Fund. Talk to your transplant social worker about your eligibility for this fund.

Online Organizations & Patient Resources

Search online for more information about lung disease and transplantation from the following organizations.

Lung-Related Organizations

American Lung Association
1-800-LUNGUSA

Cystic Fibrosis Foundation
1-800-344-4823

SmokeFree – Helps you quit smoking
1-877-44U-QUIT

Transplant Information & Organizations

National Foundation for Transplants
1-800-489-3863

OrganDonor.gov (US Department of Health and Human Services)

Scientific Registry of Transplant Recipients

Texas Organ Sharing Alliance (TOSA)
210-614-7030

United Network for Organ Sharing (UNOS)
UNOS Transplant Living (for patients)
1-888-894-6361



Doctors
  1. Eugenia Tsai, MD
    Gastroenterology
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  2. Gregory Abrahamian, MD
    Transplant
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  3. Kermit Speeg, MD
    Gastroenterology
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