Richard P. (Rich) Edwards, Jr., D.C.

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NAME: Richard P. (Rich) Edwards, Jr., D.C.

AGE AT TIME OF TRANSPLANTATION: 55

DATE OF TRANSPLANTATION: August 24, 2010

BIRTH DATE: January 2, 1955

RACE: Caucasian

OCCUPATION: Chiropractor

PLACE OF BIRTH: Cherry Point, North Carolina

CURRENT RESIDENCE: Edmond, Oklahoma

DATE ENTERED ON ORGAN DONOR NETWORK: July 26, 2010

FAMILY: Wife, Cindy

MEDICAL HISTORY: Dr. Edwards was injured when the truck he was driving was overcome by a brush fire on February 11, 2006. He was unable to escape the burning vehicle.  His arms, hands, back and face were severely burned leaving very little tissue left on both hands. He has had multiple reconstructive surgeries and skin grafts, but has very little hand function.  He does not use prosthesis and requires complete assistance with all activities of daily living.

 

Media / Images

News Releases / Announcement

News Release-Surgeon Provides Update on Region’s First Double Hand Transplant Recipient at Jewish Hospital

News Release-Hand Transplant Recipient and Physicians to Provide Progress Update at Jewish Hospital

News Release-Region’s First Double Hand Transplant Recipient is Taken Back into Surgery at the Jewish Hospital Hand Care Center

Double Hand Transplant Recipient Sees Hands for First Time at Jewish Hospital

Oklahoma Man Received Double Hand Transplant at Jewish Hospital Hand Care Center

Live Hand Transplant Surgery to be Tweeted from Jewish Hospital

Images

Images from Farewell Reception on December 14, 2010

Images from Hand Therapy on September 27, 2010

Images from Press Conference on September 2, 2010

Images from First Bandage Change August 27, 2010

Images from Transplant Surgery August 24 - 25, 2010

Videos

Video- Farewell Reception December 14, 2010

Video- Hand Therapy, December 9, 2010

Video-Press Conference Update September 13, 2010, Part 3 of 3

Video-Press Conference Update September 13, 2010, Part 2 of 3

Video-Press Conference Update September 13, 2010, Part 1 of 3

Video - Press Conference Update September 2, 2010, Part 6 of 6

Video - Press Conference Update September 2, 2010, Part 5 of 6

Video - Press Conference Update September 2, 2010, Part 4 of 6

Video - Press Conference Update September 2, 2010, Part 3 of 6

Video - Press Conference Update September 2, 2010, Part 2 of 6

Video - Press Conference Update September 2, 2010, Part 1 of 6

Double Hand Transplant Recipient Sees Hands for First Time at Jewish Hospital-Broadcast Quality 160mb--Right Click to Download

Double Hand Transplant Recipient Sees Hands for First Time at Jewish Hospital

Post-Surgery Press Conference Update, August 25, 2010, Part 1 of 3

Post-Surgery Press Conference Update, August 25, 2010, Part 2 of 3

Post-Surgery Press Conference Update, August 25, 2010, Part 3 of 3

Kentucky's First Double Hand Transplant Surgery August 24-25, 2010

Broadcast Quality Video of Kentucky's First Double Hand Transplant Surgery August 24 - 25, 2010

 

Richard P. (Rich) Edwards, Jr., D.C.

Patient Photo

Low Resolution
96 dpi
500 x 630 pixels

High Resolution
96 dpi
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NAME: Richard P. (Rich) Edwards, Jr., D.C.

AGE AT TIME OF TRANSPLANTATION: 55

DATE OF TRANSPLANTATION: August 24, 2010

BIRTH DATE: January 2, 1955

RACE: Caucasian

OCCUPATION: Chiropractor

PLACE OF BIRTH: Cherry Point, North Carolina

CURRENT RESIDENCE: Edmond, Oklahoma

DATE ENTERED ON ORGAN DONOR NETWORK: July 26, 2010

FAMILY: Wife, Cindy

MEDICAL HISTORY: Dr. Edwards was injured when the truck he was driving was overcome by a brush fire on February 11, 2006. He was unable to escape the burning vehicle.  His arms, hands, back and face were severely burned leaving very little tissue left on both hands. He has had multiple reconstructive surgeries and skin grafts, but has very little hand function.  He does not use prosthesis and requires complete assistance with all activities of daily living.

 

Media / Images

News Releases / Announcement

News Release-Surgeon Provides Update on Region’s First Double Hand Transplant Recipient at Jewish Hospital

News Release-Hand Transplant Recipient and Physicians to Provide Progress Update at Jewish Hospital

News Release-Region’s First Double Hand Transplant Recipient is Taken Back into Surgery at the Jewish Hospital Hand Care Center

Double Hand Transplant Recipient Sees Hands for First Time at Jewish Hospital

Oklahoma Man Received Double Hand Transplant at Jewish Hospital Hand Care Center

Live Hand Transplant Surgery to be Tweeted from Jewish Hospital

Images

Images from Farewell Reception on December 14, 2010

Images from Hand Therapy on September 27, 2010

Images from Press Conference on September 2, 2010

Images from First Bandage Change August 27, 2010

Images from Transplant Surgery August 24 - 25, 2010

Videos

Video- Farewell Reception December 14, 2010

Video- Hand Therapy, December 9, 2010

Video-Press Conference Update September 13, 2010, Part 3 of 3

Video-Press Conference Update September 13, 2010, Part 2 of 3

Video-Press Conference Update September 13, 2010, Part 1 of 3

Video - Press Conference Update September 2, 2010, Part 6 of 6

Video - Press Conference Update September 2, 2010, Part 5 of 6

Video - Press Conference Update September 2, 2010, Part 4 of 6

Video - Press Conference Update September 2, 2010, Part 3 of 6

Video - Press Conference Update September 2, 2010, Part 2 of 6

Video - Press Conference Update September 2, 2010, Part 1 of 6

Double Hand Transplant Recipient Sees Hands for First Time at Jewish Hospital-Broadcast Quality 160mb--Right Click to Download

Double Hand Transplant Recipient Sees Hands for First Time at Jewish Hospital

Post-Surgery Press Conference Update, August 25, 2010, Part 1 of 3

Post-Surgery Press Conference Update, August 25, 2010, Part 2 of 3

Post-Surgery Press Conference Update, August 25, 2010, Part 3 of 3

Kentucky's First Double Hand Transplant Surgery August 24-25, 2010

Broadcast Quality Video of Kentucky's First Double Hand Transplant Surgery August 24 - 25, 2010

 

 

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