Post Number: 218
|Posted on Sunday, November 22, 2009 - 12:11 pm: ||
I received my double lung transplant at Columbia University Medical Center in New York City, on May 10, 2007. (AKA: NY Presbyterian Hospital)
This is the only Medicare approved Lung Transplant Center in New York State, and patients come from all over the tri-state area of NY, NJ, and Conn.
Home Page: http://www.columbiasurgery.org/pat/lungtx/index.html
COPD (Emphysema, Chronic Bronchitis) + asthma has taken many of my relatives including my mother at an early age and uncle, and is the largest reason for lung transplants.
|Deborah J Taylor Smith
Post Number: 5
|Posted on Monday, November 23, 2009 - 07:24 pm: ||
Having my follow up treatment from a heart tx. at New York Presby/Columbia
Post Number: 4
|Posted on Tuesday, November 24, 2009 - 11:48 am: ||
I am listed at Columbia Presbyterian for a double-lung transplant due to cystic fibrosis. I haven't been waiting long (a couple of months), and am told that I'm now pretty high up on the list for my height/blood type.
Post Number: 5
|Posted on Monday, December 14, 2009 - 05:49 pm: ||
I had a Kidney Transplant 11/18/06 at this hospital. I was listed at
Mass General in Boston, Robert Woods Johnson in New Jersey,
and University of Penn Hospital in Philadelphia. I am 64 now
but have had issues with kidney problems since I was 3 years old and
had Nephrosis. I was 2 weeks away from dialysis when I got the call.
Since I live in NYC it really worked out very well. Everyone was
wonderful and the follow-up care worked out also. The 1st few months
after transplant you are watched very closely and able to call your
coordinator and ask even the simplest of questions.