VALPARAISO | Northwest Indiana residents with kidney disease or heart failure have access to new clinics in Valparaiso.
Specialists from the heart and kidney transplant programs at Lutheran Hospital in Fort Wayne will travel to Valparaiso to evaluate and care for patients who might otherwise need to leave the region for comparable services.
Specialists from Lutheran's kidney transplant program see patients on the second Tuesday of the month at Porter Health Care System's Valparaiso Outpatient Campus, 2000 Roosevelt Road, Suite 104. Starting April 24, specialists from Lutheran's heart transplant program will see patients every fourth Tuesday of the month at the same location.
Patients can call Lutheran Hospital at (260) 435-6275 with questions about the kidney transplant clinic or (260) 602-7751 with questions about the heart transplant and Ventricular Assist Device clinic. The Lutheran Transplant Center may also be reached by calling (800) 444-2001.