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Upstate MD graduate performs high profile double arm transplant

Wednesday, May 29th, 2013

Patrick Basile, MD2003 Upstate College of Medicine graduate Patrick Basile, MD, describes a remarkable 13-hour double arm transplant he performed, as part of a large team, on an infantryman who lost all four limbs in Iraq. Dr. Basile is the assistant chief of plastic surgery and director of microsurgery at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center.¬† Read more about Dr. Basile at What’s Up At Upstate blog, read the story: Staten Island soldier and double-arm transplant recipient¬†Brendan Marrocco prepares to leave hospital