Dr. Victor Chang, a Chinese Australian doctor, is being celebrated by Google with a Doodle on what would have been his 87th birthday. Known as a pioneer of modern heart transplant surgery, Dr. Chang revolutionized the field and left a lasting impact on the medical community.
Born on November 21, 1936, in Shanghai, China, Dr. Victor Chang moved to Australia with his family when he was just a child. He studied medicine at the University of Sydney and soon developed a keen interest in cardiac surgery. Dr. Chang's passion for saving lives led him to become a cardiothoracic surgeon.
Throughout his career, Dr. Chang performed over 400 heart transplant surgeries, making significant advancements in the field. His innovative techniques and dedication to his patients earned him international recognition and respect. Dr. Chang's work not only extended the lives of countless individuals but also paved the way for future advancements in cardiac surgery.