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The Heart Transplant Clinic is ground zero for complicated operations
Dr. Heather Ross and visiting fellows

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Dr. Heather Ross, far left, the renowned managing director of PMCC’s Heart Failure and Transplant Clinic, shares her insights with visiting Fellows from around the world.

Charles Cook, the survivor of a horrific car crash and a transplant recipient, says there are no people he trusts more than the doctors of the PMCC

It was just over a decade ago that Charles Cook nearly lost his life for the first time. He was driving on a highway in Georgia, coming home from work, when he suffered a massive stroke and passed out. Like out of a scene from Dukes of Hazzard, the car flipped over, landed back on its wheels and then continued to drive for several hundred yards before it somehow stopped on the side of the road. Luckily, no one was hit by the out-of-control car, but the wild crash did cause one passerby to rush over and pull Mr. Cook out of the vehicle. “If it wasn’t so spectacular, no one would have noticed, and I would have just died there in the car,” he says.