Organ Transplant
Program Name

Lung Transplantation

Hospital Name National Taiwan University Hospital

The Division of Thoracic Surgery primarily serves patients with diseases arising in the chest, including the lungs, mediastinum, and esophagus.


  1. We had conducted 108 cases of lung transplantation and has 50% transplant rate which is comparable to the major center in Taiwan.
  2. Viet Duc Hospital assigned one team (11 people) to NTUH for lung transplant training during June, 2018 to Dec, 2018. After training course, they successfully completed two cases of lung transplantation.
  3. Lung center in Philippines assigned 4 people to NTUH for lung transplant training during 15 Nov 2015 to 31 Dec 2015.

We published 10 papers and had 24 lectures about lung transplantation.

We have trained 14 surgeons from all over the world.


Course: >1 year, 1 person

Program fee

Course: NTD 10,000/month



Applicant Qualification

Qualified licenses (medical degree or equivalent) with more than 1-year clinical working experience.

Program Details
Learning Targets

  1. Recipient and donor selections for lung transplant
  2. Post-transplant ICU care
  3. Immunosuppression therapy for lung transplant

Learning Skills

  1. Surgical technique training, including general thoracic surgery and lung transplant.
  2. Video-Assited Thoracoscopic Surgery
  3. Bronchoscopic training

Contact Point
Department of Medical Education Name: Ms. Chen E-mail: Tel: +886-2-2312-3456 ext. 65612