A surgeon’s fight to legalize HIV-to-HIV organ transplants

A surgeon’s fight to legalize HIV-to-HIV organ transplants
Peter Stock (right), MD, PhD, a transplant surgeon at UC San Francisco, has through his research and advocacy cleared the way for California’s first organ transplants from an HIV-positive donor to HIV-positive recipients. Credit: Susan Merrell

Peter Stock, MD, PhD, a transplant surgeon at UC San Francisco, considers himself a representative specimen of his profession. “I think we’re all typically atypical,” he said, by which he means that transplant surgeons thrive on intensity, whether in the operating room or in pursuit of outside interests.  Read more 

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