From left, Dr. Gerald Brandacher; Dr. W.P. Andrew Lee; Dr. Richard Redett; Carisa Cooney, assistant professor of plastic and reconstructive surgery; and Dr. Damon Cooney after the world's first transplant of a penis and scrotum. The recipient was a wounded US soldier. Photo: Johns Hopkins Medicine From left, Dr. Gerald Brandacher; Dr. W.P. Andrew Lee; Dr. Richard Redett; Carisa Cooney, assistant professor of plastic and reconstructive surgery; and Dr. Damon Cooney after the world's first transplant of a penis and scrotum. The recipient was a wounded US soldier. Photo: Johns Hopkins Medicine
From left, Dr. Gerald Brandacher; Dr. W.P. Andrew Lee; Dr. Richard Redett; Carisa Cooney, assistant professor of plastic and reconstructive surgery; and Dr. Damon Cooney after the world's first transplant of a penis and scrotum. The recipient was a wounded US soldier. Photo: Johns Hopkins Medicine
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World’s first penis, scrotum transplant is performed on US serviceman

The patient, who was wounded in Afghanistan, underwent a 14-hour operation

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From left, Dr. Gerald Brandacher; Dr. W.P. Andrew Lee; Dr. Richard Redett; Carisa Cooney, assistant professor of plastic and reconstructive surgery; and Dr. Damon Cooney after the world's first transplant of a penis and scrotum. The recipient was a wounded US soldier. Photo: Johns Hopkins Medicine From left, Dr. Gerald Brandacher; Dr. W.P. Andrew Lee; Dr. Richard Redett; Carisa Cooney, assistant professor of plastic and reconstructive surgery; and Dr. Damon Cooney after the world's first transplant of a penis and scrotum. The recipient was a wounded US soldier. Photo: Johns Hopkins Medicine
From left, Dr. Gerald Brandacher; Dr. W.P. Andrew Lee; Dr. Richard Redett; Carisa Cooney, assistant professor of plastic and reconstructive surgery; and Dr. Damon Cooney after the world's first transplant of a penis and scrotum. The recipient was a wounded US soldier. Photo: Johns Hopkins Medicine
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