Adonis Ortiz, 3, after receiving a five-organ transplant at Jackson Memorial Hospital (Source: Jackson Health)

3-Year-Old Receives Five-Organ Transplant At JMH

A three-year-old boy who survived a five-organ transplant earlier this year at Jackson Memorial Hospital will meet the media Tuesday along with his doctors and his family.

CBS Miami–12/17/2013

(Courtesy: Leyza Blanco)

Members Of South Florida’s Legal Community Gather To Help Colleague Fight Cancer

Members of South Florida’s legal community are rallying around a colleague diagnosed with an aggressive form of cancer.


Luis Rodriguez and his daughter Stephanie prior to kidney transplant surgery at JMH. (Source: Jackson Health System)

Daughter Gives Dad The Gift Of Life For Father’s Day

A South Florida man has been given the gift of life from his daughter in time for Father’s Day.

CBS Miami–06/14/2013


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.


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Docs Get Creative Treating New Superbug

A growing number of doctors are trying a last-ditch treatment with quite a yuck factor to battle the superbug named C-diff.



Miami Transplant Institute Celebrates 40th Year

MIAMI (CBS4) – This year the Miami Transplant Institute at the University of Miami/Jackson Memorial Medical Center is celebrating four decades of life-saving organ and tissue transplants. The program, regularly recognized for its excellence in […]