Jean-Michel Dubernard

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Jean-Michel Dubernard (born Lyon, 17 May 1941) is a medical doctor specializing in transplant surgery, as well as a former Deputy in the French National Assembly.

Dr. Dubernard is most famous for performing the first successful hand transplant on Clint Hallam on September 23, 1998, the first successful double hand transplant shortly thereafter (but not announced until January 14, 2004), and assisting Prof. Bernard Devauchelle perform the first partial face transplant on Isabelle Dinoire on November 27, 2005.


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