Taking on Facial Transplant is No Easy Task

In March of 2012 Eduardo Rodriguez, MD, DDS, was the leader of a surgical team in Maryland that completed a 36 hour full facial transplant surgery. Lessons from that operation will be used in future procedures of the face and other body parts.

In March of 2012 Eduardo Rodriguez, MD, DDS, was the leader of a surgical team in Maryland that completed a 36 hour full facial transplant surgery. Lessons from that operation will be used in future procedures of the face and other body parts.

Now working at the NYU Langone Medical Center Rodriguez looks back at the success of that procedure and at what more can be done for future patients.