The Journal of Heart and Lung Transplantation
International Society for Heart and Lung Transplantation.

James D. Hardy: A pioneer in surgery (1918 to 2003)

      James D. Hardy, MD, the surgeon who performed the first lung and heart transplants, died at age 84 on February 20, 2003. He had suffered from heart failure in recent years, and he died of pneumonia in a nursing home.
      To read this article in full you will need to make a payment

      Purchase one-time access:

      Academic & Personal: 24 hour online accessCorporate R&D Professionals: 24 hour online access
      One-time access price info
      • For academic or personal research use, select 'Academic and Personal'
      • For corporate R&D use, select 'Corporate R&D Professionals'


      Subscribe to The Journal of Heart and Lung Transplantation
      Already a print subscriber? Claim online access
      Already an online subscriber? Sign in
      Institutional Access: Sign in to ScienceDirect


      1. The world of surgery. 1945–1985: Memoirs of one participant, James D. Hardy, M.D. The James D. Hardy archive. Jackson, MS: The University of Mississippi.