• Lung Transplant Resources

    The Lung Transplant Program at Cincinnati Children's Hospital provides additional resources for patients and families, including information about online support groups, financial assistance opportunities and a collection of organ transplant websites (local and national).
  • United Network for Organ Sharing (UNOS)
    United Network for Organ Sharing: Non-profit organization, which coordinates U.S. organ transplant activities. The UNOS web site contains information and statistics about organ transplantation.

    P.O. Box 2484
    Richmond, Virginia 23218
    Phone: (888) 894-6361

    Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS)
    The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) is an agency within the US Department of Health & Human Services responsible for administration of several key federal health care programs.

    7500 Security Boulevard
    Baltimore, MD 21244

    LifeCenter
    LifeCenter is the local organ and tissue recovery agency serving Cincinnati Children’s Hospital and the Greater Cincinnati's area for over 30 years

    615 Elsinore Place
    Suite 400
    Cincinnati, Ohio 45202
    Phone: (513) 558-5555 or (800) 981-5433

    American Lung Association
    The American Lung Association is the oldest voluntary health organization in the United States, with a National Office and constituent and affiliate associations around the country. Founded in 1904 to fight tuberculosis, the American Lung Association today fights lung disease in all its forms.

    55 W. Wacker Drive, Suite 1150
    Chicago, IL 60601

    Phone: 1-800-LUNG-USA
    Fax: (202) 452-1805

    Children's Interstitial and Diffuse Lung Disease Foundation
    The Mission of this not-for-profit organization is to accelerate research to cure all forms of Children’s Interstitial and Diffuse Lung Disease (chILD) and to provide compassionate support, education, and hope to children and families affected by these life-altering diseases.

    P.O. Box 721051
    Norman, Oklahoma 73070

    Phone: (405) 550-2979

    Cystic Fibrosis Foundation
    The mission of the CFF is to assure the development of the means to cure and control cystic fibrosis and to improve the quality of life for those with the disease.

    6931 Arlington Road, 2nd floor
    Bethesda, Maryland 20814

    Phone: (800) 344-4823
    Fax: (301) 951-6378

    National Organizations for Rare Disorders
    NORD, a 501 (c) 3 organization, is a unique federation of voluntary health organizations dedicated to helping people with rare “orphan” diseases and assisting the organizations that serve them.

    P.O. Box 8923
    New Fairfield, CT 06812- 8923

    Phone: (203) 746-6518 or (800) 999-6673
    Fax: (203) 746-6481

    Pulmonary Hypertension Association
    The mission of PHA is to seek a cure, and to provide hope, support and education, and to promote awareness and to advocate for the pulmonary hypertension community.

    801 Roeder Road, Ste.
    1000 Silver Spring, MD 20910

    Phone: (301) 565-3004
    Fax: (301) 565-3994

    American Society of Minority Health and Transplant Professionals
    The mission of ASMHTP is to promote organ and tissue donation and transplant among minorities, and serve in a national advisory capacity for research and education on these and other health related issues.

    P.O. Box 8324
    St. Louis, MO 63132-0324

    Phone: (314) 991-1661, Fax: (314) 991-2805

    American Society of Transplantation
    The American Society of Transplantation (AST) is an organization of more than 2,100 transplant professionals dedicated to research, education, advocacy and patient care in transplantation.

    236 Route 38 West
    Suite 200 Moorestown, NJ 08057

    Phone: (856) 231-8500, Fax: (856) 231-4664

    Association of Organ Procurement Organizations

    The Association of Organ Procurement Organizations (AOPO) is the non-profit organization recognized as the national representative of fifty-eight federally-designated organ procurement organizations (OPOs), serving more than 300 million Americans.

    8110 Gate House Rd., Ste 101
    West Falls Church, VA 22042

    Phone: (703) 573-2676, Fax: (703) 573-0578

    Donate Life America
    Donate Life America is a not-for-profit alliance organizations and local coalitions across the United States, dedicated to inspiring all people to donate life through organ and tissue donation.

    701 E. Byrd Street, 16th Floor
    Richmond, VA 23219

    Phone: (804) 377-3580

    COTA
    COTA provides fundraising assistance for children needing life saving transplants and promotes organ, marrow and tissue donation.

    2501 West COTA Drive
    Bloomington IN 47403

    Phone: (800) 366-2682


    International Society for Heart and Lung Transplant (ISHLT)
    The ISHLT is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to the advancement of the science and treatment of end-stage heart and lung disease.

    14673 Midway Rd. Ste. 200
    Addison, TX 75001

    Phone: (972) 490-9495
    Fax: (972) 490-9499

    National Foundation for Transplants (NFT)
    The NFT provides healthcare support, advocacy, and financial services to transplant candidates and recipients nationwide. They assist with transplant patient costs not covered by insurance.

    1102 Brookfield, Suite 200
    Memphis, Tennessee 38111

    Phone: (901) 684-1697 or (800) 489-3863
    Fax (901) 684-1128

    Needy Meds
    This website is designed to provide information about patient assistance programs, which provide no cost prescription medications to eligible participants. 

    P.O. Box 219
    Gloucester, MA 01931

    Phone: (800) 503-6897 
    Fax (206) 260-8850

    National Minority Organ and Tissue Transplant Education Program (MOTTEP)

    The mission of MOTTEP is to decrease the number and rate of ethnic minority Americans needing organ and tissue transplants. MOTTEP will achieve its mission by implementing a national information and education campaign that emphasis both prevention and intervention strategies.

    2401 Georgia Ave., NW, Ste. 3100
    Washington, D.C. 20060

    Phone: (202) 865-4888
    Fax: (202) 865-4880

    National Organizations of Social Security Claimants’ Representatives (NOSSCR)
    NOSSCR is committed to providing the highest representation and advocate on behalf of persons who are seeking Social Security and Supplemental Security Income.

    Phone: (888) 431-2804

    National Transplant Assistance Fund (NTAF)
    The NTAF mission is to help raise funds for transplant and spinal cord injury patients by providing compassionate support, education and expertise to patients , families and communities.

    P.O. Box 258
    Bryn Mawr, PA 19010

    Phone: (800) 642-8399
    Fax (610) 527-5210

    Second Wing Lung Transplant Associations, Inc.

    To improve the quality of life for lung transplant recipients, lung surgery candidates, people with related pulmonary concerns and their families, by providing support, love, advocacy, education, information and guidance through a spirit of service, adding years to their lives and life to their years.

    9030 West Lakeview Ct.
    Crystal River, FL 34428

    Phone (888) 222-2690
    Fax (352) 563-0728

    Transplant Living

    Transplant information including what to expect to pre and post transplant including stories from donor and recipient families.

    P.O. Box 2484
    Richmond, VA 23218

    Phone: (804) 782-4920

    Transplant Recipients International Organization, Incorporated (TRIO)

    Transplantation and organ donation information and resources for transplant candidates, recipients, donors, and their families.

    1000 16th St., NW, Ste. 602
    Washington D.C. 20036-5705

    Phone: (202) 293-0980 or (800) 874-6386
    Fax: (202) 293-0973

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    We offer a variety of resources to assist you in your medical journey.
  • Contact Us

    To reach the Lung Transplant office, call (513) 803-7009 or 1-800-344-2462 (extension 3-7009).

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  • Evaluation Process

    Components of the evaluation process include medical, surgical, psychosocial, and nutritional evaluations.

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