Knight Cardiology Institute

OHSU Suspends Heart Transplant Program Indefinitely

Providence Health & Services, which has a robust cardiology program, is bracing for an influx of patients.

Oregon Health & Science University announced late Friday that it was halting the state's only heart transplant program indefinitely.

Lawsuit Blasts OHSU's Cardiology Department For Discrimination, Unsafe Practices

Dr. Rupa Bala, a cardiac specialist ended up leaving rather than being fired, according to the suit. It coincides with the collapse of the heart transplant program at OHSU.

The cardiology department of Oregon Health & Science University faces a discrimination lawsuit that outlines substandard medical procedures and unsafe practices during cardiac procedures.

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