Heart Transplant

About Our Heart Transplant Program

Baptist Memorial Hospital - Memphis has long been a transplant pioneer in the Mid-South area. Baptist physicians completed the area's first open heart surgery in 1960 and the first heart transplant in 1985.

The program became Medicare-certified in 1996, making it the only such certified adult heart transplant provider in Memphis. In 2001, the Baptist Heart Institute opened.

Located on the concourse level, first and second floors of Baptist Memorial Hospital-Memphis, the Baptist Heart Institute combines all cardiovascular services in one area to support high-quality care, research, education and data management. As of December 2010, Baptist physicians have performed over 280 heart transplants.

Watch the story of one Baptist heart transplant patient.

Contact Us

Baptist Transplant Program

6025 Walnut Grove Rd.
Suite 111
Memphis, TN 38120


Attn: Transplant Services

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