lung transplant

It has been almost two years now since my local pulmonologist, Dr A. Munoz from Bakersfield, Calif. referred me to UCLA for a double lung transplant. After my initial shock, I came to UCLA with an open mind about the transplant. The thing is, I am a nurse. As [...]
By pammy duck • March 28, 2017
Just three lung transplants were performed at UCLA in 1990. Steady improvements in the field helped the program reach a major milestone of 1,000 transplants. When Dr. Hillel Laks performed UCLA Medical Center’s first lung transplant in June 1990, the 26-year-old patient, Julie Hancock [...]
By Amy Albin • November 1, 2016
I was diagnosed with pulmonary fibrosis and needed lung transplant. The condition of my body was not at a point where surgery could be done. Dr David Ross was very instrumental in intervening on my behalf. I was finally able to get the transplant needed. He continue to [...]
By carlton.michael • March 30, 2016
My story is about my favorite pulmonologist at UCLA, his name is Dr. David Ross. He has been my doctor for many years and treated my pulmonary hypertension. To me he goes above and beyond for his patients. He actually listens to his patients and [...]
By i_am_bee2012 • March 29, 2016