Dr. H. Edward Garret, Jr. continues his father's tradition of cutting edge firsts and involvement in new technology.

  • First lung transplant in Memphis
  • First double lung transplant in Tennessee
  • First Mother-Daughter living lung donor in Memphis
  • First robotic case at Baptist Memorial Hospital Memphis
  • First abdominal aortic aneurysm repair with stent graft in Memphis
  • First thoracic aortic aneurysm repair with stent graft in Memphis
  • Performed the first cardiomyoplasty in Memphis
  • Implanted the first Abiomed ventricular assist device in Memphis and had the longest living patient supported on the device.
  • First left ventricular assist device XVE, HMII, Thoratec IVAD and PVAD in Memphis
  • First Paracor Heartnet placement in Memphis
  • Performed the first Minimally Invasive Convergent Maze Procedure at Baptist Memorial Hospital Memphis.
  • First Transcatheter Aortic Valve Placement in the Mid South
  • First TCAR (Transcarotid Artery Revascularization) in Region
  • First MitraClip in Region