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.

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!

Texting while Driving Awareness

Jamie experienced a death defying accident as a result of texting behind the wheel. See how she’s using her accident to raise awareness of the dangers of texting while driving.

Cheating Death: Medical Survival Stories

<i>The Doctors</i> exclusive: After an electrical fire burned Dallas’ face, doctors said he’d never eat, walk or talk again. Today, Dallas shares his incredible story as the first American ever to receive a full-face transplant. Plus, meet a 6-year-old he

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.