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Life-Changing Lung Transplants

Your lungs support your whole system. With a focus on collaborative and compassionate whole-person care, our transplant team at AdventHealth, formerly Florida Hospital, is ready to revitalize your every breath so you can live more fully.

World-Class Expertise. Whole Care for Life.

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                        Less Waiting. More Living.

Less Waiting. More Living.

Anticipate faster transplant list outcomes with a median wait time of just 6.1 days — less than one quarter of the national average.

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                        Outcomes That Outperform

Outcomes That Outperform

Find strength in our hopeful outcomes. Our one-year survival rate exceeds the national average at 91 percent, with our post-transplant patients living longer and healthier lives.

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                        A New Level Of Comfort

A New Level Of Comfort

The Bartch Transplant House provides you and your family support and amenities you may need.

Your Lung Transplant Treatment Plan


Your application gives us the in-depth look we need to fully understand you and your health. Your care team will be there to guide you through the whole process, from navigating the application to obtaining your medical records.


We’re a team with the same goal: To get you through your lung transplant and back to a healthy, active life. The evaluation process helps us map out how to reach that goal.

Waiting List

Our median waiting time for a lung transplant is less than a week. Your care team is dedicated to making the wait as short and comfortable as possible for you and your family.


Your multidisciplinary lung transplant team works tirelessly to turn complex procedures into success stories, thanks to innovative technology and excellent surgical expertise.

Staying Healthy

Your care doesn’t end when you leave the hospital. We’ll be here to guide you through life with your new lungs, empowering you with the information, tools, and resources you need to be successful and live a healthy life.

Lung Specialists Specializing In You

Linda Bogar, MD
Surgical Director of Lung Transplant, Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgeon
Dr. Joseph Boyer, MD
Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgeon
Dr. Robert Duane Davis, MD
Chief Medical Officer, AdventHealth Institutes and Lung Transplant Surgeon
Dr. June Kim, MD
Advanced Lung Disease, Transplant Pulmonologist
Daniel E. Rinewalt, MD
Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgeon
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Rehab and Well-Being: How To Stay Strong

Your new life begins after your treatment. Enjoy comfortable rest and care at the Bartch Transplant House and get access to information, tools, and resources you need to care for your new lung(s). We’ll be right by your side the whole way.

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A Normal Life After Lung Disease

“When I woke up, I knew the worst was over.”

- Mario Luca

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Our Locations. Your Options.

As integral pieces of the largest heart, lung and vascular institute in Florida, every one of our Central Florida locations contributes to the strength of the AdventHealth Heart, Lung and Vascular Institute network. Explore your options with the guidance of our dedicated team. We’ll help you find the right fit, so you’re in the best setting to get the care you need.

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Support With Every Beat

A strong community encourages a strong heart. From connecting you with others through our cardiac support groups to helping you navigate our financial assistance tools, we’re here to give you the guidance you need to feel whole.

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Prevention Starts With You

Not every patient needs a lung transplant for the same reasons. Certain illnesses and diseases make it impossible to prevent a transplant, but others can be prevented with lifestyle changes. Learn more about the differences — and how you can decrease the chances that you’ll need a transplant.

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