Rare Hand Transplant Performed by ACTSI Investigator

ACTSI Clinical Interaction Network nursing director, Joyce Oglesby, RN; Dr. Cendales; hand transplant recipient Linda Lu; and ACTSI, Emory University Hospital Clinical Interaction Site director Tom Zielger, MD

Linda C. Cendales, MD

Assistant Professor of Surgery, Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery and Division of Transplantation (dual appointment), Department of Surgery, Emory University School of Medicine,Director, Composite Tissue Transplantation and the Laboratory of Microsurgery, Emory Transplant Center

Sponsored Research

  • Hand Transplant as a Therapy for Limb Loss
  • Hand Transplantation for the Reconstruction of Below the Elbow Amputations

ACTSI Support

  • Protocol Support
  • Education
  • Funding (PiCoTraCS pilot project recipient)
  • Collaboration: Yerkes, VA and Emory Transplant Center

Dr. Cendales Performs the First Hand Transplant in the Southeast

Video and Follow-Up Story