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Jean-Michel Dubernard

Jean-Michel Dubernard, French surgeon, educator. Achievements include France's first pancreas transplant in 1976; being leaderof the team that performed the world's first hand transplant in 1998 and first double hand transplant in 2000; co-leader of world's first face transplant in 2005. Decorated chevalier Ordre National du Merite, Ordre des Palmes Academiques.

Background

  • Dubernard, Jean-Michel was born on May 17, 1941 in Lyon, Rhone, France. Son of Maurice and Marie-Louise (Boissel) Dubernard.

  • Education

    • Student, Lyon Medical School, 1965; Student, Harvard Medical School, Boston, 1967; Doctor of Medicine, University Lyon J., 1967; Doctor of Philosophy, University Lyon J., 1971.

    Career

    • Professor urological surgery University Lyon, since 1977. Chief department urology and transplant surgery Edouard Herriot Hospital, Lyon, 1979—2007. Chairman Medium Devices Assesment Committee, 2008.

    Major achievements

    • Achievements include France's first pancreas transplant in 1976. Being leaderof the team that performed the world's first hand transplant in 1998 and first double hand transplant in 2000. Co-leader of world's first face transplant in 2005.

    Works

    • Contributor numerous articles and books in the field of transplantation and urology. Author medical books.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Gaullist Party

    Membership

    Deputy du Rhone, French National Assembly, since 1986, president social affairs committee, 2002-2007, deputy mayor of Lyon in charge of finances and programming, 1983-2001.

    Connections

    • Children: Carole, Gil, Estelle.
    • child: Carole Dubernard
    • child: Gil Dubernard
    • child: Estelle Dubernard
    • mother: Marie-Louise (Boissel) Dubernard
    • father: Maurice
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    Born March 17, 1941
    (age 74)
    Nationality
    • 1965
      Lyon Medical School
    • 1967
      Harvard Medical School
    • 1967
      University Lyon J.
    • 1971
      University Lyon J.
    • 1977
      Professor, urological surgery University Lyon
    • 1979 - 2007
      chief department urology and transplant surgery Edouard Herriot Hospital
    • 2008
      chairman, Medium Devices Assesment Committee

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