Patients needing treatment for advanced lung disease or evaluation for potential lung transplantation can be referred to the UT Southwestern Advanced Lung Disease and Transplant Clinic in Tyler.
This specialty clinic, operated by UT Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas, 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.
Meet Our Doctors
Fernando Torres, M.D., is the Medical Director of Lung Transplantation and Head of the Pulmonary Hypertension Program
Sonja Bartolome, M.D., is the Director of Abdominal Transplant Critical Care and Associate Director of the Pulmonary Hypertension Program
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