lung transplant

A heart bypass procedure and a lung transplant performed within the same incision is not an easy task, but for Felix Baltazar it was necessary

By Chayil Champion • July 27, 2022

Ann McLaughlin’s complex surgery also required repair of the left atrium of her heart

By uclahealth • July 6, 2022

Angela Tofilau shares how UCLA Health saved her life and helped revive her family's joy

By Chayil Champion • June 24, 2022

It's the only transplant center in Los Angeles County to receive 5-tier rating.

By Sandy Cohen • February 2, 2022

'Thanks to God, I have a life to live now,’ says Osama Alharbi

By uclahealth • October 19, 2021

Prior to her transplant, musician Chloe Temtchine would perform connected to an oxygen tank

By Alana Prisco • January 22, 2021

“I was on the fourth floor for three months waiting for my lung transplant,” recalls Carolene Newton-Mosley, a patient at Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center. Carolene had pulmonary fibrosis and made an unexpected group of friends. “I had the window, and I could see a UCLA Fraternity. One of [...]

By uclahealth • January 8, 2020

“I have three kidneys,” says Wayne Darrington, a heart, lung and kidney transplant patient from Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center. “I feel so grateful and blessed to be alive and thriving. I had amyloidosis (a buildup of amyloid proteins in organs), which affects about 50,000 people worldwide. In my case [...]

By uclahealth • January 2, 2019

Sean Keoni Craig never could have imagined he would be a guest at the UCLA Heart and Lung Transplant holiday party held in early December. After all, it was only in [...]

By • December 17, 2018

In Oct. of 2017, I had a dual lung transplant at UCLA/ Ronald Reagen Medical Center

By 4Pritch • August 16, 2018