Britain's first heart transplant performed by Christiaan Barnard, 1968

Britain's first heart transplant performed by Christiaan Barnard, 1968

Hamilton Naki became a self-taught surgeon of such skill that Dr. Christiaan Barnard chose him to assist in the world's first human heart transplant in 1967.  His contribution was kept secret for three decades because he was a black man in apartheid-era South Africa. He acquired his surgical skills through years of silent observation and covert practice at the university's medical school. His skills were so esteemed that the university quietly looked the other way.

Hamilton Naki became a self-taught surgeon of such skill that Dr. Christiaan Barnard chose him to assist in the world's first human heart transplant in 1967. His contribution was kept secret for three decades because he was a black man in apartheid-era South Africa. He acquired his surgical skills through years of silent observation and covert practice at the university's medical school. His skills were so esteemed that the university quietly looked the other way.

Christiaan Barnard-It was on the historical third day of December in the year 1967 when Christiaan Barnard added a new glorious chapter to the pages of medical history with his first human-to-human heart transplant. It was his deep fascination and his sincere personal drive that led him to accomplish this groundbreaking surgery.

Christiaan Barnard-It was on the historical third day of December in the year 1967 when Christiaan Barnard added a new glorious chapter to the pages of medical history with his first human-to-human heart transplant. It was his deep fascination and his sincere personal drive that led him to accomplish this groundbreaking surgery.

**TENSIÓN. DR.CHRISTIAAN BARNARD.1975 - CIRCULO DE LECTORES 440 pag.

**TENSIÓN. DR.CHRISTIAAN BARNARD.1975 - CIRCULO DE LECTORES 440 pag.

Christiaan Barnard 1969 - Christiaan Neethling Barnard (8 November 1922 – 2 September 2001) was a South African cardiac surgeon who performed the world's first successful human-to-human heart transplant.

Christiaan Barnard 1969 - Christiaan Neethling Barnard (8 November 1922 – 2 September 2001) was a South African cardiac surgeon who performed the world's first successful human-to-human heart transplant.

Christiaan Barnard - cardiac surgeon,  Hij werd wereldberoemd toen hij op 3 december 1967 in het Groote Schuur Ziekenhuis in Kaapstad als eerste een geslaagde harttransplantatie van mens op mens uitvoerde.

Christiaan Barnard - cardiac surgeon, Hij werd wereldberoemd toen hij op 3 december 1967 in het Groote Schuur Ziekenhuis in Kaapstad als eerste een geslaagde harttransplantatie van mens op mens uitvoerde.

Christiaan Barnard The son of a poor Afrikaner preacher, he became a family physician on the Western Cape of South Africa. In the late 1950s he grew interested in cardiac treatment and in due course became a well respected cardiothoracic surgeon in Cape Town.

Christiaan Barnard The son of a poor Afrikaner preacher, he became a family physician on the Western Cape of South Africa. In the late 1950s he grew interested in cardiac treatment and in due course became a well respected cardiothoracic surgeon in Cape Town.

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Dr.  Christiaan N. Barnard

Dr. Christiaan N. Barnard

Famous doctors: Christiaan Barnard — Brightside

Famous doctors: Christiaan Barnard — Brightside

First human heart transplant. Dr. Christiaan Barnard is shown after performing the first human heart transplant on patient Louis Washkansky on December 3, 1967, in Cape Town, South Africa.

First human heart transplant. Dr. Christiaan Barnard is shown after performing the first human heart transplant on patient Louis Washkansky on December 3, 1967, in Cape Town, South Africa.

Heart surgeon, Dr. Christiaan Barnard.

Heart surgeon, Dr. Christiaan Barnard.

Dr. Hamilton Naki                       He was a black laboratory assistant to white cardiac surgeon Christiaan Barnard in South Africa under apartheid,  Dr. Hamilton Naki was the second most importat man in the team that performed the first heart transplant in history

Dr. Hamilton Naki He was a black laboratory assistant to white cardiac surgeon Christiaan Barnard in South Africa under apartheid, Dr. Hamilton Naki was the second most importat man in the team that performed the first heart transplant in history

Christiaan  Barnard  Cardiac Surgeon that performed 1st heart

Christiaan Barnard - Cardiac Surgeon that performed 1st heart transplant - Numerology Report

Christiaan Barnard Cardiac Surgeon that performed 1st heart

Postcard of Hamilton Naki, assistant to Dr Christiaan Barnard

Postcard of Hamilton Naki, assistant to Dr Christiaan Barnard

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