Day: December 14, 2021

Stanford Children’s Health Celebrates its 500th Pediatric Heart Transplant

Published: Dec. 13, 2021 at 4:00 AM CST

STANFORD, Calif., Dec. 13, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Stanford Children’s Health, with Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford at its center, is celebrating its 500th pediatric heart transplant. The milestone has special significance since Stanford was the site of the first successful human heart transplant in the United States, performed by cardiothoracic surgeon Norman Shumway, MD, PhD, in 1968.

Stanford Children’s Health is celebrating its 500th pediatric heart transplant.
Stanford Children’s Health is celebrating its 500th pediatric heart transplant.

This holiday season, 14-year-old Mackenzie Collins, the 500th Stanford Children’s Health pediatric heart recipient, will be celebrating a healthy

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