Whether you're facing a transplant or recently received one, you need to feel confident that you won't also be facing unwanted and potentially dangerous infections. The Transplant Clinic within the Penn Infectious Diseases program provides comprehensive care for the evaluation and management of infectious diseases among pre-transplant and post-transplant patients. Our Infectious Diseases Transplant Clinic is one of the first established programs of its kind in the region, staffed with experienced physicians using a multidisciplinary approach to treat and manage transplant patients. Our infectious disease physicians employ a team approach, working closely with heart, lung, pancreas, kidney, and liver transplant teams to ensure the best possible outcomes for post-transplant patients.
Our services include:
- Comprehensive, coordination of care from physicians across multiple disciplines to ensure the best possible patient outcomes
- Management and care of infectious disease issues in ventricular assist patients
- Patient education and counseling for pre and post-transplantation patients
- Post-transplant infectious disease management
- Pre-transplant evaluations
Research and Clinical Trials
Our transplant clinic frequently participates in leading-edge clinical trials that can potentially improve your health and quality of life. Our clinical trials for pre- and post-transplant patients include anti-viral medications, therapeutic dose monitoring and new antibacterials. If you participate in our clinical trials, you'll benefit from effective therapies while facilitating vital research efforts in the field of infectious disease.
Make an Appointment
To make an appointment with an infectious disease transplant physician, call 800-789-7366 (PENN), or request an appointment online.
To prepare for your appointment, please have the following information on hand: