On Feb. 24, 2016, Cleveland Clinic performed the nation’s first uterus transplant. The nine-hour surgery represents the first step in a complex research trial aimed at giving 10 women without a functioning uterus their only hope of carrying a pregnancy.
Cleveland Clinic, located in Cleveland, Ohio, is a nonprofit multispecialty academic medical center that integrates clinical and hospital care with research and education.
Cleveland Clinic was founded in 1921 by four renowned physicians with a vision of providing outstanding patient care based upon the principles of cooperation, compassion and innovation. U.S. News & World Report consistently names Cleveland Clinic as one of the nations best hospitals in its annual Americas Best Hospitals survey.