Cheating Death: Medical Survival Stories

Best Friends for Life

"The Doctors’" special medical correspondent, 9-year-old college student Tanishq Abraham, reports from Sacramento, California, where a second-grade student saved her best friend from choking by using the Heimlich maneuver.

Restoring Sensation

Dallas joins The Doctors as the first recipient to receive a full-face transplant in the U.S. Dallas discusses the sensation of being able to smile and show affection again.

Full-Face Transplant

On November 13, 2008, Dallas was working as an independent contractor when the scissor lift he was operating came into contact with a power line. The intense electrical heat left Dallas extremely disfigured, burning away the soft tissue of his face,...

Performing a Full-Face Transplant

Dallas joins The Doctors as the first recipient to receive a full-face transplant in the U.S. See how a team of 30 doctors, led by plastic surgeon Dr. Bohdan Pomahac, accomplished the amazing medical procedure.

Dallas and Jamie's Special Announcement

Despite bleak health prognoses after suffering severe burns, Dallas and Jamie both beat the odds and eventually found each other. See Dallas and Jamie’s exciting revelation and what surprise The Doctors have in store for the happy couple!

Skydiving Therapy

See how Los Angeles boudoir photographers founded the “Be Bold. Take the Leap” initiative as a means for women to confront traumatic experiences -- with skydiving!