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UNC Hospitals is a nationally recognized medical and research institution with more than 775 beds in Chapel Hill, NC. We offer the entire range of adult medical and surgical services, with dedicated women’s, children’s, cancer, and neurosciences hospitals here on the UNC medical campus.

Dedicated heart failure and transplant clinics for patient evaluation and postoperative follow-up are located at the Heart Center at Meadowmont and on the UNC Hospitals campus, both in Chapel Hill, where we provide a full range of transplant services:

  • Specialized operating rooms for cardiothoracic surgery
  • Adult, pediatric, and neonatal intensive care units with nurses specially trained in the care of transplant and VAD patients
  • Extensive post-transplant and post-VAD physical rehabilitation
  • Outpatient services for endomyocardial and transbronchial biopsies
  • Complete cardiac catheterization laboratories
  • Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI)
  • State-of-the-art laboratories, including a tissue typing lab
  • Carolina Air Care, providing emergency helicopter and fixed-wing transportation
  • Assistance in locating affordable local accommodations through the SECU Family House and area hotels and apartment complexes

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Heart & Vascular Care

The UNC Center for Heart & Vascular Care has an experienced multi-disciplinary team that collaborates to provide personal, patient-centered care. The transplant team includes heart failure cardiologists, cardiac surgeons, nurse coordinators, psychologists, a social worker, financial counselors, and other consultants as needed.

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