Advanced Pulmonary Disease and Lung Transplant


University Hospitals Transplant Institute


Robert Schilz, DO, Pulmonology (216-983-4872)
Soon Park, MD, Cardiac Surgery (216-844-4004)


Benjamin Medalion, MD (216-844-4004)
Basar Sareyyupoglu, MD (216-844-4004)
Rachel Kayatin, RN
Alexandria Bojansky, RN


Barbara Demagall, RN


Please call 216-844-2700.
For hospital transfers, please call 216-844-1111.

Conditions Treated

  • Interstitial lung disease
  • Cystic fibrosis
  • Pulmonary hypertension
  • Pulmonary fibrosis
  • End-stage COPD


  • Complex pulmonary medical management
  • Lung transplantation
  • Experimental drug therapies
  • Pulmonary endarterectomy
  • ECMO (extracorporeal membrane oxygenation)

Distinguishing Features

  • Multidisciplinary team with cardiac surgery and pulmonology working side by side
  • Expertise in full spectrum of advanced lung disease management

About UH Cleveland Medical Center
At the core of University Hospitals’ $4 billion health system is UH Cleveland Medical Center, ranked among America’s best hospitals by U.S. News & World Report. UH Cleveland Medical Center is home to some of the most prestigious clinical and research programs in the nation, including cancer, pediatrics, women’s health, orthopedics, radiology, neuroscience, cardiology and cardiovascular surgery, digestive health, transplantation and genetics. Its main campus includes UH Rainbow Babies & Children’s Hospital, ranked among the top children’s hospitals in the nation; UH MacDonald Women’s Hospital, Ohio’s only hospital for women; and UH Seidman Cancer Center, part of the NCI-designated Case Comprehensive Cancer Center at Case Western Reserve University.

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