Comprehensive Heart Care

The Latest in Left Ventricular Assist Devices | FAQ with Dr. Ahmet Kilic

Cardiac surgeon Ahmet Kilic answers commonly asked questions about left ventricular assist devices (LVAD) and discusses improvements to LVAD technology and implantation techniques.

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Amyloidosis Leads to Heart and Kidney Transplant: Harold Baines's Story

Harold Baines, MLB Hall of Famer, has a genetic condition called amyloidosis which is a rare disease characterized by a buildup of abnormal amyloid deposits in the body. As a result, he needed both a heart and kidney transplant.

A Team of Heart Care Experts

Our team of experts including cardiologists, surgeons and pediatric heart specialists work with you and your family to manage your heart condition before and after transplant.
  • Heart & Vascular Institute

    Our cardiomyopathy and heart failure specialists work with you to ensure you are healthy while you wait for a heart transplant.

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  • Pediatric Cardiac Surgery

    Our multidisciplinary care team consists of pediatric cardiac surgeons from the Johns Hopkins Children's Center, making sure your child gets the best care possible.

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More Patient Stories

Heart Transplant | Marion's Story

Marion Bennett received a lifesaving heart transplant from Johns Hopkins Medicine. Marion was born with transposition of the great arteries, a condition that weakened her heart over time.

Combined Heart-Liver Transplantation | Kristine's Story

Kristine Stoehr was diagnosed with a rare heart condition, arrhythmogenic right ventricular dysplasia/cardiomyopathy (ARVD/C). As her disease progressed, her care team at Johns Hopkins performed a life-saving heart-liver transplantation.

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Johns Hopkins Comprehensive Transplant Center
Heart Transplant Program Office
1800 Orleans Street
Halsted 664
Baltimore, MD 21287