Northwestern Medicine thoracic surgeon Dr. Ankit Bharat performed seven double lung transplants on COVID patients


Mayra Ramirez, a COVID-19 survivor due to a double-lung transplant, listens Thursday, July 30, 2020, to a question about her journey through the pandemic during her first news conference at Northwestern Memorial Hospital in Chicago. Ramirez is the first known patient in the United States who received double-lung transplants due to COVID-19. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)

Northwestern Medicine Thoracic Surgeon Dr. Ankit Bharat performed those seven double lung transplants on COVID patients. He joins John Williams to explain how the conditions of those patients can range before and after surgery.

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