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New Lungs. A New Life.

At the AdventHealth Transplant Institute, formerly Florida Hospital Transplant Institute, our lung transplant team transform lives every day. We're ready to transform yours through innovative treatment and compassionate, collaborative care.


Our Dedication. Your Confidence.

Graft Survival Rates

Graft Survival Rates

At 84.99%, our one-year lung graft transplant survival rate exceeds the national average.

Wait Times

Wait Times

Our median wait time is 0.4 months.

Patient Survival Rates

Patient Survival Rates

At 84.96%, our one-year lung transplant survival rates exceed the national average.

Your Lung Treatment Plan

Start Your Journey

You're ready to take charge of your health. Our lung transplant team is ready to help guide your journey, from navigating the application process to collecting your medical records.


We're working toward the same goal: a successful lung 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.

Waiting List

Our median transplant wait time is 0.4 months months, less than one-quarter of the national average and our care team is dedicated to caring for you and your support system.


Find peace of mind with a lung transplant team that combines state-of-the-art technology with collaborative patient care.

Staying Healthy

We'll guide your recovery every step of the way, empowering you with the information, tools and resources you need to care for your new lung.

Sandra's Story

“I’m grateful for this opportunity, for a new life”.
– Sandra, a patient who suffered from cystic fibrosis, recently received the gift of life at AdventHealth Transplant Institute. Click here to learn more about Sandra’s incredible strength and patience as she waited for a lung transplant.

Where Expertise Meets Experience.

Headshot of Joseph Boyer.

Joseph Boyer, MD

Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgeon
Headshot of Linda Bogar, MD

Linda Bogar, MD

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.

June Kim, MD Lung Transplant Pulmonologist

June Kim, MD

Transplant Pulmonologist

"I believe as my father does that healing as a profession is demanding, but meaningful."

Duane Davis, MD

Duane Davis, MD

Chief Medical Officer AdventHealth Institute's and Lung Transplant

"When we do transplants, we take a tragedy and turn it into a medical miracle from the perspective that we add between 8 and 14 years of life on average."

Cynthia Gries, MD

Cynthia Gries, MD

Medical Director of Lung Transplant, Transplant Pulmonologist

"My job is an amazing job. Every morning I wake up and I'm really excited to come to work. My patients are really hard workers and they're so inspiring to come and watch every day."

Meet Your Lung Team
Multidisciplinary Approach

Multidisciplinary Approach

Our lung transplant team is a group comprised of highly skilled and experienced healthcare practitioners with valuable expertise in the field of lung transplantation.
Ongoing Care

Ongoing Care

Following treatment, our lung team provides patients strong encouragement and support to maintain a healthy, active, and responsible lifestyle in order to achieve the best results possible.
Lindsey Chesteen

"I can't thank the people around me enough. It's just a great feeling being able to breathe on your own. It's just unbelievable what man can do."

- Lindsey Chesteen, Double Lung Transplant Recipient

See His Story

Hospitality And Hope Under One Roof.

For patients and families who are traveling more than 35 miles to Orlando for treatment, our brand-new Bartch Transplant House provides patient housing and all the support and amenities they need at an affordable cost during their healing journey.

Visit The House