Christiaan Neethling Barnard (8 November 1922 – 2 September 2001) was a South African cardiac surgeon who performed the world's first human-to-human heart transplant operation.
Christiaan Neethling Barnard was born on November 8, 1922, in Beaufort West, a small country town within the arid Karoo region of Western Cape Province in Union of South Africa. His father, Adam Hendrikus Barnard, was a minister in the Dutch Reformed Church. His mother was Maria Elisabeth de Swart.
02/09/2001 · Christiaan Barnard Biography Born: November 8, 1922 Beaufort West, South Africa Died: September 2, 2001 Paphos, Cyprus South African surgeon The South African surgeon Christiaan Barnard performed the world's first human heart transplant operation in 1967 and the first double-heart transplant in 1974. Childhood and education
Christiaan N. Barnard The South African surgeon Christiaan N. Barnard (born 1922) performed the world's first human heart transplant operation in 1967 and the first double-heart transplant in 1974. Christiaan N. Barnard was born on November 8, 1922, in Beaufort West, South Africa.
Just three months after performing a successful kidney transplant, South African cardiothoracic surgeon, Dr Christiaan Neethling Barnard (1922-2001), became an international superstar virtually overnight when he performed the first successful human to human heart transplant in 1967.
02/09/2001 · Professor Chris Barnard led the team which performed the first human-to-human heart transplantation operation at Groote Schuur Hospital, Cape Town. The son of a missionary, he was born into very modest circumstances in 1922 in Beaufort West on the edge of South Africa’s arid interior region called the Great Karoo.