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Kidney Transplant Program celebrates 60th anniversary
Oct. 27, 2022—The Vanderbilt Transplant Center is celebrating its 60th anniversary of its first kidney transplant, performed on Oct. 3, 1962. Since then, VUMC has performed more than 7,000 kidney transplants, of which Walker was one of the earlier cases.
Girl’s dual heart, kidney transplants a VUMC first
Jun. 23, 2016—Vanderbilt University Medical Center recently performed its first pediatric dual heart/kidney transplant on a 13-year-old girl from Chattanooga.
Kidney Transplantation Program celebrates 50 years
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.