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Plastic surgeon Dr. Bohdan Pomahac, far right, refers to a graphic during a news conference at Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston Monday, March 21, 2011 regarding a face transplant he and his team performed. Recipient Dallas Wiens, 25, a Fort Worth, Texas construction worker badly disfigured in a power line accident two years ago has received the nation's first full face transplant last week at Brigham and Women's. (AP)
Plastic surgeon Dr. Bohdan Pomahac, far right, refers to a graphic during a news conference at Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston Monday, March 21, 2011 regarding a face transplant he and his team performed. Recipient Dallas Wiens, 25, a Fort Worth, Texas construction worker badly disfigured in a power line accident two years ago has received the nation's first full face transplant last week at Brigham and Women's. (AP)

Dr. Bohdan Pomahac is the Director of the Burn Center and Plastic Surgery Transplantation at Brigham & Women's Hospital, and earlier that year, he led the team that performed the first full face transplant in the United States. He began his TED talk by offering a sense of how revolutionary this idea really was.

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Bohdan PomahacDirector of the Burn Center and Plastic Surgery Transplantation at Brigham & Women's Hospital.

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This segment aired on June 25, 2013.

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