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Who performed the first heart transplant?

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The world’s first heart transplant was performed in South Africa in 1967 by Dr. Christiaan N. Barnard (1922–2001). The first heart transplant in the United States was performed in 1968 by Dr. Norman Shumway (1923–2006) at Stanford University.

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