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!