John underwent a double transplant at Stanford Hospital after COVID-19 damaged his lungs and his kidneys. His son Patrick, advocated for the surgeries that saved his life.
Psychiatric services are available through the Psychosomatic Medicine Service, which is part of the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine.
Dr. José Maldonado is a neuropsychiatrist with specialization on the psychiatric aspects of the transplant process. A consultation or clinical services can be arranged through your cardiologist, nurse coordinator or social worker who can make a referral, or by calling the Department of Psychiatry intake line at 650-498-9111.