Kidney transplantation

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Kidney transplant milestone
Kidney transplant milestone

Dr. John Barry in the 1970s. OHSU surgeon John Barry, M.D., performed his 2,500th kidney transplant on Dec. 4, 2018. (OHSU Historical Collections & Archives)

Kidney transplant milestone
Kidney transplant milestone

OHSU surgeon John Barry, M.D., performed his 2,500th kidney transplant on Dec. 4, 2018. Since OHSU began offering kidney transplants in 1959, Barry, 78, has performed roughly half of them. (OHSU/Kristyna Wentz-Graff)

Kidney transplant milestone
Kidney transplant milestone

OHSU surgeon John Barry, M.D., performed his 2,500th kidney transplant on Dec. 4, 2018. Since OHSU began offering kidney transplants in 1959, Barry, 78, has performed roughly half of them. (OHSU/Kristyna Wentz-Graff)

Kidney transplant milestone
Kidney transplant milestone

OHSU surgeon John Barry, M.D., performed his 2,500th kidney transplant on Dec. 4, 2018. Since OHSU began offering kidney transplants in 1959, Barry, 78, has performed roughly half of them. (OHSU/Kristyna Wentz-Graff)

Kidney transplant milestone
Kidney transplant milestone

Dr. John Barry with his 2,500th transplant patient, Mary Gale, who received a new kidney on Dec. 4. (Photo courtesy of Mary Gale)

Kidney transplant milestone
Kidney transplant milestone

OHSU surgeon John Barry, M.D., performed his 2,500th kidney transplant on Dec. 4, 2018. Since OHSU began offering kidney transplants in 1959, Barry, 78, has performed roughly half of them. Barry has framed a needle holder that he used when learning to do kidney transplants at OHSU. (OHSU/Kristyna Wentz-Graff)

Kidney transplant milestone
Kidney transplant milestone

Dr. John Barry with a kidney preservation pump, which is used to preserve harvested kidneys before transplanting them into a recipient, circa 1973. OHSU surgeon John Barry, M.D., performed his 2,500th kidney transplant on Dec. 4, 2018. (Photo courtesy of Dr. John Barry)

John Barry M.D. (2018)
John Barry M.D. (2018)

John Barry, M.D., Dec. 13, 2018. (OHSU/Kristyna Wentz-Graff)