The African-American surgeon, who is head of the kidney transplant program at Georgetown hospital, discovered a way to provide 2000 to 3000 more organs to suffering patients every year.
Dr. Keith Melancon, while at Johns Hopkins pioneered the idea of the Domino Transplant.
He recently supervised a kidney donation chain requiring 14 surgeries on 14 people over four days — with inspiring results.
Hear how strangers — and one special surgeon — made the ultimate difference to African Americans kept alive by dialysis machines.
Watch the video below, or at MSNBC…