American plastic surgeon who performed the first successful human kidney transplant. He performed the kidney transplant on identical twins Richard and Ronald Herrick.
He got a medical degree from Harvard and did an internship at the Peter Bent Brigham Hospital.
He won the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine in 1990.
He was born to William A. and Mary Murray and grew up in Milford, Massachusetts.
While he worked on kidney transplants, Norman Shumway pioneered heart transplant techniques.