Sir Roy Calne Interview


Sir Roy Yorke Calne, FRCP, FRCS, FRS, is a British surgeon and pioneer in organ transplantation; he performed the first liver transplantation operation in Europe in 1968. His surgical procedures also laid claim to many other pioneering successes in his career: the world’s first liver, heart, and lung transplant in 1987; the first intestinal transplant in the U.K. in 1992, and the first successful combined stomach, intestine, pancreas, liver, and kidney cluster transplant in 1994.

Here Sir Roy Calne speaks from home on his art work and subjects related to transplantation. Sir Roy is a captivating and driven individual without  whom organ transplantation would not be what it is today.  Please see Sir Roy Calne – Organ Transplantation Pioneer and Artist Part 1 to hear a lecture and interview of Sir Roy Calnes work in the field.


Run Time: 8 mins
Medical People
Genre: Interviews

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