Heart Exchange Support Group

A supportive network to help in a time of need...The primary purpose of the Heart Exchange is to provide emotional support for transplant patients (Heart, Kidney, Liver, and Lungs) during the difficult wait for a donor organ and to support those who have received transplants at CHI St. Luke's Health–Baylor St. Luke’s Medical Center in Houston, Texas and other centers.  The Heart Exchange is open to anyone!

Transplant Patient Support Group Meeting


This meeting takes place every Wednesday at 10:00 am - Not a Patient at CHI St Luke's Health Baylor St. Luke's Medical Center - it doesn't matter, we'd love for you to join us. PLEASE NOTE - Due to COVID19, weekly meetings are being hosted via ZOOM - ID: 946 7814 5951

Organ donor awareness month 2021
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What We Do


+ Meetings & Activities/year (including virtual)









The Heart Exchange exists for the benefit of transplant patients, their families and loved ones!

Our Stories 

Sharing Our Experiences

I was born with cyanotic congenital heart disease,ASD, VSD, transposition of the great vessels, and pulmonary stenosis.

Our Board


2020 - 2021

Membership requires no dues, only a desire to further the Heart Exchange's objectives of patient support...


Support Meetings 

2nd Saturday of the month at CHI St. Luke's Health–Baylor St. Luke’s Medical Center in Houston, Texas - Cooley Auditorium 6:00 pm

In the News


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Facebook and get up to date information about our meetings and donor awareness activities... 

Donor Awareness 

 Heart Exchange Support Group members participate in donor awareness activities and educational activities... 

Helpfull Links

Virtual Information

We have a list of reading materials and helpful links that will help provide you some guidance and information...


The Heart Exchange provides significant emotional support for our patients and their families as they await heart transplantation.

Denton A. Cooley, MD

Former President and Surgeon-in-Chief, Texas Heart Institute


The Heart Exchange exists for the benefit of transplant patients

Members are transplant recipients, assist device recipients, those in need of transplants or devices, their families and friends and the nurses who work with them. Its members are also volunteers...We’ve been where you are. We know what its like to be told, “You need a transplant.”

We know what its like to wait and we know what its like when the wait is over. The life ahead of you can be wonderful. And we would like to share our perspective with you.  Just contact us or If you are a patient at CHI St. Luke's Health–Baylor St. Luke’s Medical Center in Houston, Texas, just tell your nurse that you’d like us to visit and we will be there.

Contact Us

Tel. +1 832-355-3659 - Please leave a message 

 Address: 6720 Bertner Ave., MC 4-129 -  Houston, TX 77030

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