Bougainvillea Clinic in the Virgin Islands Performs Territory's First Kidney Transplant

The procedure is the first of its kind in the Virgin Islands.

Bougainvillea Clinic in the Virgin Islands Performs Territory's First Kidney Transplant

Bougainvillea Clinic successfully performs Territory's first kidney transplant

According to information brought to MNI Media's attention earlier today, the first successful kidney transplant has been performed in the Virgin Islands.

A 28-year-old man donated one of his kidneys to his 54 year old father, according to information shared by the private health facility, Bougainvillea Clinic, which is owned by Dr Heskith A. Vanterpool

The procedure is the first of its kind to take place in the Virgin Islands. The recipient of the kidney is reported to have been having kidney problems, and had been on dialysis for the past three years.

View the interview below, published to Social Media by the JTV, as the Doctors involved spoke on the successful procedure they performed: