MEDIA COVERAGE: Three patients receive kidney transplants on Christmas day

December 28, 2017

Saint Luke's transplant surgeons, Dr. Lee Cummings and Dr. Jameson Forster, helped give three patients a second lease on life on Christmas day. Saint Luke's Kidney Transplant Program completed 80 kidney transplants this year. 

Three kidney transplant recipients and the two physicians who did the surgeries

Two patients talk about how special it is to have a second chance to live life to the fullest. 

See Wanda's story on KSHB.

 

See Mary's story on KCTV5.

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