Transplant Center

Referring a Patient - Cardiac Mechanical Support

Important advance in treatment options for heart failure patients

We accept referrals via phone (801) 585-3188. Our nurse coordinators will help facilitate the initial evaluation. We can assist you in determining if a patient meets criteria for either cardiac transplant or Ventricular Assist Device (VAD) therapy. Our clinical team is available for consultation 24 hours a day. Please call to speak with one of our physicians or clinical coordinators.

University Health Care
Cardiac Mechanical Support Program
30 N. 1900 E., AC144
Salt Lake City, Utah 84132


(801) 585-3188

Toll Free:

1-800-824-2073 ext. 53188
Fax: (801) 585-5685

The following information will be requested at the time of referral:

Patient Demographics:

  • name,
  • date of birth
  • gender
  • address
  • phone numbers
  • insurance information (if applicable)

Patient Diagnosis:

  • brief medical history
  • all cardiac related diagnoses
  • treatments
  • medications

Referring Physician Information:

  • name, title
  • contact numbers
  • office address

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