Surgeon Reflects On Life-Saving Transplant & Why There May Be More To Come

June 23, 2021
Thoracic surgeon Dr. Robert Meguid in his office at the Anschutz Medical Campus in Aurora, Wednesday, June 16, 2021.

Dr. Robert Meguid is a cardiothoracic surgeon and associate professor at the CU School of Medicine. In March, he operated on Bryan Raymond , the first COVID-19 patient to receive a lung transplant in Colorado. Meguid talks about that surgery, why he thinks more COVID patients may need transplants, and his own brush with a severe respiratory illness.