Methodist Transplant Institute’s Jason Vanatta has found his calling

By , Daily Memphian Updated: May 13, 2023 11:40 AM CT | Published: May 08, 2023 4:00 AM CT

Dr. Jason Vanatta of Methodist Transplant Institute was 13 when he found his calling in 1984, when a child made headlines after she received the world’s first heart-liver transplant at the Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh.


Dr. Jason Vanatta Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare James D. Eason Transplant Institute at Methodist University Hospital organ transplant Subscriber Only

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Aisling Mäki

Aisling Mäki

Aisling Mäki has spent the better part of two decades writing about Memphis. A former digital journalist for WMC Action News 5 and staff reporter for Memphis Daily News, her work has also appeared in The Commercial Appeal, High Ground News, I Love Memphis, Inside Memphis Business, The Memphis Flyer, Memphis Parent, Memphis Magazine and Tri-State Defender. 


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