Pinterest • The world’s catalog of ideas

Dr Chris Barnard was a South African cardiac surgeon, famous for performing the world's first successful human-to-human heart Orthotopic transplant.

6
1
from EverydayHealth.com

Celebrities With Rheumatoid Arthritis

Dr. Christiaan Barnard, the famed South African surgeon who performed the world's first human heart transplant on 53-year-old Louis Washkansky in 1967. He died in Cyprus in 2001.

1
from EverydayHealth.com

Celebrities With Rheumatoid Arthritis

Dr. Christiaan Barnard, the famed South African surgeon who performed the world's first human heart transplant on 53-year-old Louis Washkansky in 1967. He died in Cyprus in 2001.

1

Christiaan Neethling Barnard (8 November 1922 – 2 September 2001) was a South African cardiac surgeon who performed the world's first successful human-to-human heart transplant.

5

Christiaan Barnard-It was on the historical third day of December in the year 1967 when Christiaan Barnard added a new glorious chapter to the pages of medical history with his first human-to-human heart transplant. It was his deep fascination and his sincere personal drive that led him to accomplish this groundbreaking surgery.

Hamilton Naki became a self-taught surgeon of such skill that Dr. Christiaan Barnard chose him to assist in the world's first human heart transplant in 1967. His contribution was kept secret for three decades because he was a black man in apartheid-era South Africa. He acquired his surgical skills through years of silent observation and covert practice at the university's medical school. His skills were so esteemed that the university quietly looked the other way.

Photographer Elsa Bleda (@elsableda) takes us inside the Beaufort West home of Christiaan Barnard the South African surgeon who performed the first ever successful human heart transplant. He passed away in 2001 but his ashes remain interred in the garden. This image was submitted via Instagram by one of our followers. To submit photos for consideration for our feed please follow @featureshoot and tag your photos with the hashtag #myfeatureshoot. // #fineartphotography #interiorphotography…

First human heart transplant. Dr. Christiaan Barnard is shown after performing the first human heart transplant on patient Louis Washkansky on December 3, 1967, in Cape Town, South Africa.

5