Jean-Michel Dubernard in 2013
|Member of the French National Assembly for Rhône|
|Succeeded by||Jean-Louis Touraine|
17 May 1941 |
Dr. Dubernard is most famous for performing the first successful hand transplant on Clint Hallam on 23 September 1998, the first successful double hand transplant shortly thereafter (but not announced until 14 January 2004), and assisting Prof. Bernard Devauchelle in performing the first partial face transplant on Isabelle Dinoire on 27 November 2005.
- New York Times, December 6, 2005, "A Pioneering Transplant, and Now an Ethical Storm"
- New York Times, December 3, 2005, "Dire Wounds, a New Face, a Glimpse in a Mirror"
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