Richard Norris, the first patient to receive a face transplant at the University of Maryland, shares his personal story for the first time.
One donor changed the lives of 6 patients in a 72-hour marathon of transplant activity. Learn more about the organ transplants and face transplant that occurred at the University of Maryland Medical Center from March 19-21, 2012.
View photos of face transplant recipient, Richard Norris, before his injury, after his injury and at milestones after the transplant. See the University of Maryland team members who made this miraculous surgery possible.
Video, pictures and other resources related to the face transplant at the University of Maryland.
For more information or to refer potential face transplant patients, please contact the Trauma Plastic Surgery team at 410-328-3058 or FaceTransplant@umm.edu.