John Wallwork (surgeon)

John Wallwork CBE FRCS FMedSci (born July 1946), is a retired cardiothoracic surgeon and emeritus professor who performed Europe's first successful combined heart-lung transplant in 1984, and in 1986 performed the world's first heart-lung and liver transplant with Sir Roy Calne.[1][2][3]

Professor

John Wallwork

BornJuly 1946

In 2014, he became Chairman of Royal Papworth Hospital.[4]

He was President of the International Society for Heart and Lung Transplantation (ISHLT) 1994–1995.[5][6][7][8] Wallwork is a Distinguished Supporter of Humanists UK.

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  1. ^ Tansey, E. M.; Reynolds, L. A., eds. (1999). Early heart transplant surgery in the UK; The transcript of a witness seminar held at the Wellcome Institute for the history of medicine (10 June 1997) (PDF). Vol. 3. Wellcome Trust. ISBN 978 184129 007 2.
  2. ^ "Heart, lung and liver transplant (1987) - NHS Graduates". www.nhsgraduates.co.uk. Archived from the original on 27 August 2016. Retrieved 8 May 2020.
  3. ^ Prickett, Helen Burchell and Katy (17 December 2016). "'We owe them a huge debt of gratitude'". BBC News. Retrieved 8 May 2020.
  4. ^ "Our Board Of Directors". Royal Papworth Hospital. Retrieved 19 May 2019.
  5. ^ "Professor John Wallwork – CUHP". CUHP. CUHP. 15 July 2018. Retrieved 15 July 2018.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: others (link)
  6. ^ "ISHLT: The International Society for Heart & Lung Transplantation - Past Presidents". www.ishlt.org. Archived from the original on 1 April 2019. Retrieved 15 July 2018.
  7. ^ "Heart surgeon honoured by Queen". BBC News. 31 December 2011. Retrieved 15 July 2018.
  8. ^ "ISHLT: The International Society for Heart & Lung Transplantation - Scientific Program" (PDF). www.ishlt.org. Retrieved 13 January 2019.