Hands of Dr. Starzl

In 1967, Dr. Thomas Starzl stunned the world with the first successful liver transplantation.

Operating Room

His breakthrough provoked controversy.

Dr. Starzl rushes from a plane carrying a liver in a cooler.

Critics accused him of recklessness, even murder.

Dr. Starzl

Others declared it the beginning of a revolution.

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Cleveland Clinic Florida screening

Fabulous time with Drs. Andreas & Patricia Tzakis and Joy Starzl at Cleveland Clinic Florida screenings where we were joined by the entire transplant team and many of their grateful patients.  Raging thunderstorm — a novelty for Los Angeles visitors — could not keep the crowd away!