Heart Transplant

Dr. Paolo Rusconi, pediatric cardiologist, UM/Holtz Children's Hospital, and Kelly Morales  (Source:Jackson Health System)

Teen Heart Transplant Recipient Excited To Attend Prom

On Saturday, a high school girl will experience something she thought at times would never happen.


Kelly Morales played piano for the staff at JMH the day she was discharged after receiving a heart transplant. (CBS4)

Teen Heart Transplant Recipient Leaves JMH

With tears in his eyes, Kelly Morales’s father watched his daughter performing just a week after having a heart transplant. A day they feared would never come.



S. Fla. Toddler Home After Life Saving Heart Surgery

A South Florida child is heading home Thursday after receiving a heart transplant.


Darius Redd, 18, was released from Jackson Memorial Hospital after receiving a heart and kidney transplant. (CBS4)

New Heart, New Kidney, New Hope For Clewiston Teen

In less than a year 18-year-old Darius Redd went from being a 260 pound high school football and basketball player, the picture of health, to a 100-pound-lighter teen who relied on a cane to walk. His heart had failed him, but Monday, that failure turned to hope.


Santiago Carmona sits with his doctors at Jackson Memorial Hospital after his successful heart transplant surgery. (CBS4)

S. Fla. Man Celebrates Valentine’s Day With New Heart

On this Valentine’s Day, a South Florida man is celebrating the ultimate gift of love: a new heart.



First S. Fla. Heart Transplant Patient Celebrates Anniversary

It’s been 25 years since the University of Miami and Jackson Memorial Hospital surgeons made the first successful heart transplant. The patient returned Wednesday to meet with the surviving members of the team who carried out the procedure.



Woman Thankful For New Heart On Thanksgiving

This Thanksgiving will be one of true thanks for Rosa Perdomo, she’s out of the hospital and with her family after under going a heart transplant.



Broward Community Holding Heart Warming Fundraisers

A Coral Springs couple is feeling the love from their community as they hold fundraisers for a lifesaving heart transplant.