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

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20min 33sec
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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.