Preceded byNone NameJean-Michel Dubernard NationalityFrench RoleMedical doctor
Political partyUMP Succeeded byJean-Louis Touraine OccupationSurgeon
Born17 May 1941 (age 74)
Lyon, France (1941-05-17) PartyUnion for a Popular Movement
Jean-Michel Dubernard ([dybɛʁnaʁ]; born 17 May 1941 in Lyon) is a medical doctor specializing in transplant surgery, as well as a former Deputy in the French National Assembly.
Dr. Dubernard is most famous for performing the first successful hand transplant on Clint Hallam on 23 September 1998, the first successful double hand transplant shortly thereafter (but not announced until 14 January 2004), and assisting Prof. Bernard Devauchelle in performing the first partial face transplant on Isabelle Dinoire on 27 November 2005.