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Cleveland Clinic Surgeons Perform Nation's First Near-Total Face Transplant
Date:12/17/2008

. Lohman, M.D., Plastic Surgeon
  • John J. Fung, M.D., Ph.D., Chairman of the Department of General Surgery; Director of the Transplant Center
  • Bijan Eghtesad, M.D., Staff Surgeon in the Departments of General Surgery and Transplantation
  • Chad Gordon, D.O., Fellow in the Department of Plastic Surgery
  • For information about the doctors' industry relationships, go to the Cleveland Clinic Web site and click on Find A Doctor to review each doctor's profile.

    Press kits are available online at http://www.clevelandclinic.org/face.

    About Cleveland Clinic

    Cleveland Clinic, located in Cleveland, Ohio, is a not-for-profit multispecialty academic medical center that integrates clinical and hospital care with research and education. Cleveland Clinic was founded in 1921 by four renowned physicians with a vision of providing outstanding patient care based upon the principles of cooperation, compassion and innovation. U.S. News & World Report consistently names Cleveland Clinic as one of the nation's best hospitals in its annual "America's Best Hospitals" survey. Approximately 1,800 full-time salaried physicians and researchers at Cleveland Clinic and Cleveland Clinic Florida represent more than 100 medical specialties and subspecialties. In 2007, there were 3.5 million outpatient visits to Cleveland Clinic and 50,455 hospital admissions. Patients came for treatment from every state and from more than 80 countries. Cleveland Clinic's Web site address is http://www.clevelandclinic.org.


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