david shaffer Archives
Oct. 1, 2020—Vanderbilt University Medical Center has completed its 10,000th organ transplant, a monumental achievement representing nearly 60 years of life-saving work.
May. 27, 2020—Rachel Forbes, MD, MBA, associate professor of Surgery, has been appointed chief of the Division of Kidney and Pancreas Transplantation in the Department of Surgery at Vanderbilt University Medical Center, effective June 1.
Feb. 7, 2019—People with blood type B who received a kidney transplant of blood type A2 kidneys had similar outcomes to those with blood type B who received blood type B kidneys.
Aug. 31, 2017—South Carolina resident Amy Binkley is used to making tough decisions for her daughter, Savannah Parks.
Dec. 20, 2012—For as long as Noah Harrison can remember, he has made all of his mother’s Christmas, birthday and other special occasion gifts by hand. But this year, Harrison’s gift for his mother goes beyond the typical card or crafty ornament. It can officially be labeled the best gift ever and it came a week early....
Nov. 8, 2012—There are many reasons why David Shaffer, M.D., surgical director of the Kidney Transplantation Program at Vanderbilt University Medical Center, loves his job.