UChicago Medicine recognizes heart transplant milestone


Doctors at the University of Chicago Medicine have performed more than 2,500 kidney transplants, 400 pancreas transplants, 1,600 liver transplants and 300 heart transplants. This year, they celebrated the 100th heart transplant since the program was rejuvenated several years ago. Watch the video to learn more about the patient’s story and the work of our transplant teams, which are internationally known for their expertise in multi-organ transplants.



Nir Uriel

Nir Uriel, MD

Associate Professor of Medicine

Valluvan Jeevanandam

Valluvan Jeevanandam, MD

Chief, Cardiac and Thoracic Surgery

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