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Passing of Dr. Joseph E. Kutz (1928-2020)

Posted by on Oct 13, 2020 in CMKI in the News, In the News | 0 comments

The world lost an icon when Dr. Joseph E. Kutz left us on Saturday, October 10, 2020. Dr. Kutz was born on June 11, 1928 to Joseph M & Hazel Kutz in Standish Michigan. He specialized in surgery of the hand and reconstructive microsurgery from 1964 until his retirement at the age of 87. He was a co-founder of Kleinert Kutz Hand Care Center and performed the nation’s first successful hand transplant in 1999. Many people all over the world benefitted from his expertise. It was not a job to Dr. Kutz, it was his passion. Dr. Kutz was a member of numerous medical societies including the...

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Congratulations to the Christine M. Kleinert Institute Hand Surgery Fellowship Class of 2019-2020

Posted by on Aug 31, 2020 in CMKI in the News, In the News | 0 comments

Thank you Bryan for the great social distancing...

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Louisville team’s seventh hand transplant recipient has six-month check-up; “Hot and cold sensation returning”

Posted by on Dec 11, 2012 in Press Releases | 0 comments

Louisville, KY—Donnie Rickelman, the seventh recipient of a hand transplant at Jewish Hospital, will return to the Kleinert Kutz Hand Care Center, the Christine M. Kleinert Institute for Hand and Microsurgery, and Jewish Hospital in Louisville on Wednesday, January 18, 2012 for a six-month check-up and evaluation with his team of doctors. Rickelman says, “I can feel hot and cold sensation in the hand now.” Rickelman received a new left hand in a 14½ hour procedure at Jewish Hospital on Sunday, July 10, 2011. Joseph Kutz, M.D., with Kleinert Kutz Hand Care Center, led the 15-member team of...

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2012 CMKI Awards Dinner

Posted by on Sep 26, 2012 in Press Releases | 0 comments

2012 CMKI Awards Dinner

Honoring Dr. Tsu-Min Tsai. November 1, 6 – 9:30 p.m., Galt House

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Campaign for the Christine M. Kleinert Institute

Posted by on Aug 30, 2012 in Featured | 0 comments

Campaign for the Christine M. Kleinert Institute

See where your generous hands will make a difference. We are proud of what we have accomplished. But we are far from satisfied. And we need your help.

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