10 hospitals that perform the most lung transplants

In 2015, surgeons in the U.S. performed a total of 2,072 lung transplants, including adult, pediatric and multi-organ transplants, the most ever in a single year, according to a 2015 annual data report published in the American Journal of Transplantation in January 2017.

Some hospitals have much busier lung transplant centers than others. Below are the 10 hospitals with the highest lung transplant volume in the nation in 2015, according to the Scientific Registry of Transplant Recipients. SRTR analyzes data from the Organ Procurement Transplant Network on every solid organ procurement organization and transplant program in the U.S.

St. Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center (Phoenix) — 105

Duke University Hospital (Durham, N.C.) — 105

The Cleveland Clinic Foundation — 100

University of California at Los Angeles Medical Center — 89

Temple University Hospital (Philadelphia) — 89

Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania (Philadelphia) — 88

Barnes-Jewish Hospital (St. Louis) — 78

Houston Methodist Hospital — 73

UT Southwestern Medical Center/William P. Clements Jr. University Hospital (Dallas) — 70

UPMC (Pittsburgh) — 69

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