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About the Comprehensive Transplant Center
Since 1968 when the first kidney transplant in Maryland was performed at one of our facilities, Johns Hopkins has been a leader in transplant innovation. In 1996, the Johns Hopkins Comprehensive Transplant Center was created to provide our patients with the best transplant experience possible. Our transplant team includes surgeons, physicians, nurses, social workers, nutritionists, pharmacists, therapists, psychologists, and many other specialists trained in transplantation, who are committed to actively working with our patients through every step of the transplant process.
|1968||First kidney transplant performed in Maryland|
|1983||First heart / lung transplant performed in the mid-Atlantic region|
|1986||First liver transplant performed in the mid-Atlantic region|
|1995||First Laparoscopic Donor Nephrectomy (minimally invasive kidney removal) in the world|
|1996||The Comprehensive Transplant Center was formed|
|2003||First Triple Domino Kidney Paired Donation transplant in the world|
|2005||First 5-Way Kidney Paired Donation transplant in the world|
|2009||First Vaginal kidney donation operation performed in the world|
|2012||Johns Hopkins physicians performed The Johns Hopkins Hospital’s first bilateral arm transplant|
|2016||First HIV-positive to HIV-positive liver transplant in the world and first HIV-positive to HIV-positive|
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