Dr Victor Chang
Google Doodle pays tribute to Australian-Chinese surgeon Dr Victor Chang, who made significant contributions to the field of heart transplantation. Dr Chang was born on November 21, 1936, in Shanghai, China. He moved to Australia in 1951 and studied medicine at the University of Sydney. After completing his studies, he became a cardiac surgeon and established the St Vincent's Hospital Heart Transplant Unit in Sydney.
Legacy of Dr Victor Chang
Dr Victor Chang's pioneering work in heart transplantation revolutionized the field of cardiac surgery. He performed Australia's first successful heart transplant in 1984 and went on to perform numerous other life-saving surgeries. His dedication and expertise in the field earned him international recognition and respect.
Aside from his surgical accomplishments, Dr Chang was also known for his philanthropy. He co-founded the Victor Chang Cardiac Research Institute, which continues to conduct groundbreaking research in cardiovascular diseases. His legacy lives on through the countless lives he saved and the advancements he made in the field of heart transplantation.