#1 in the Southeast
AdventHealth Transplant Institute performed more heart transplants than any other transplant center in the Southeast region.
You never stop hoping. And at the AdventHealth Transplant Institute, formerly Florida Hospital Transplant Institute, our team of world-renowned heart transplant experts will never stop working for you.
You're ready to take charge of your health. Our heart transplant team is ready to help guide your journey, from navigating the application process to helping you understand the criteria.
We're working toward the same goal: a successful heart transplant that will help you live a longer, healthier, fuller life. Our evaluation process is designed to make sure there's a clear path to achieving that goal.
Our median transplant wait time is just 2.8 months and our care team is dedicated to caring for you and your support system.
Find peace of mind with a heart transplant team that combines state-of-the-art technology and collaborative care for patients with advanced heart failure.
"We have the ability to impact and save lives in ways that we hadn't envisioned in the past, and this is what I enjoy doing."
Dr. Bogar earned her medical degree and completed her surgical and cardiothoracic transplant fellowships at Temple University in Philadelphia, PA. She later finished a cardiothoracic surgery residency at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital in Philadelphia, PA.
"The opportunity to apply cutting-edge science and technology to help others is the greatest gift."
"There's something really magical watching a new heart take its first beat and knowing what a huge difference it's going to make in this person's life."
"I chose heart failure cardiology because of the dramatic difference we can make in somebody's quality of life."
"Patients with advanced heart failure like to see a reassuring, methodical, knowledgeable physician. I am a transplant cardiologist because I try to be that physician."
"I feel honored and privileged to help bring some of the most advanced medical care available to the sickest members of our community."
"We guide sick patients through some of the most difficult decisions of their life and help them to work towards regaining a fully functional life."