Patients needing treatment for advanced lung disease or evaluation for potential lung transplantation can be referred to the UT Southwestern Advanced Lung Disease Clinic in Tyler.
This specialty clinic provides services for end-stage lung disease management, including:
- Advanced emphysema
- Cystic fibrosis
- Interstitial lung disease
- Lung volume reduction surgery
- Pulmonary hypertension
- Pulmonary vascular disease
- Lung transplantation
UT Southwestern takes a patient-focused, seamless approach to care, starting at the initial appointment. If a transplant is needed, care continues through the waiting period, surgery, and follow-up after discharge.
Patients are seen at the clinic one day a month.