Sam Burnett

Liver transplant donor Sam Burnett with surgical team members, from left, Lee Gordon, MD, Lea Matsuoka, MD, Sophoclis Alexopoulos, MD, Martin Montenovo, MD, Ahlie Kerr, RN, and Joseph Awad, MD.

Living liver donor program performs first transplant

The Vanderbilt Transplant Center’s newly launched living liver donor program allows relatives to donate part of their liver to their loved one, something only possible at select centers in the country.