Stay close to home while receiving transplant care from a program that has some of the best outcomes in the country. See why hundreds have patients have chosen the Spectrum Health for heart and lung transplant care.
Spectrum Health averages 43 adult transplant surgeries a year. So, you know our team of highly trained specialists understand the physical, emotional and financial issues involved in transplantation. And we’re here to help every step of the way.
Spectrum Health Butterworth Hospital in Grand Rapids is a Blue Distinction Center for Transplants. This recognition from Blue Cross Blue Shield tells you that we’re committed to safe, high-quality transplant care that helps you get the best outcome.
Our heart and lung transplant survival rates meet or exceed national averages.
At Spectrum Health, you’re the most important part of your transplant team. Trust us to provide complete, personalized care and support for you and your family, including support services to care for your mind and body. We’re here to help improve the quality and length of your life.
If you have severe heart or lung disease, gather as much information as you can about organ transplantation. Your doctor may recommend a program, but you can choose which transplant program or center you want to partner with for care. Learn more about our programs.
A collaborative, multidisciplinary team means better care for you. Learn about the types of providers on your transplant team at Spectrum Health.
Manages your transplant care, tests and medications
Has special training to perform your transplant surgery
Answers your questions and helps schedule appointments
Helps you and your family cope with issues that arise during the transplant process
Helps ensure you’re mentally prepared for transplant surgery and recovery
Offers behavioral and emotional support
Teaches you how to eat to before and after your transplant
Provides guidance on costs, insurance requirements and assistance programs
Helps relieve symptoms and improve your quality of life
When you choose Spectrum Health for transplant care, you benefit from the passion and knowledge of a team dedicated to improving care and outcomes for people in our community and throughout the world.
In some cases, you may have an opportunity to benefit from new tests or treatments that aren’t widely or available. Or you may be able to join us in advancing transplant care by joining a data registry.
Learn about clinical research trials available at Spectrum Health.