May 16, 2014
Research Medical Center transplant surgeon, Daniel Murillo, MD, performed a living donor kidney transplant involving brothers Charlie and Willie McFail from Sedalia, Mo on Thursday, May 14th. Charlie donated one of his kidneys to his brother, Willie. The McFail brothers and our transplant nephrologist Pranav Dalal, MD, shared their story with KMBC television the night before the procedure to promote awareness of the benefits of living donor transplant programs like ours. The story ran on Channel 29 at 9 p.m. and on Channel 9 at 10 p.m. on Wednesday and on Channel 9 on Thursday morning.