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Paralyzed patient at center of doctor's lawsuit looks for answers

By The Wall Street Journal  
   February 14, 2020

Omar Spencer got a call on Christmas Eve 2018 saying a deceased donor had been identified for his pancreas and kidney transplant. He checked into SUNY Downstate’s affiliated teaching hospital that evening. Thirteen months later, Mr. Spencer, 37 years old, is in a rehabilitative home in the Bronx. He is paralyzed from the waist down and says he doesn’t know how his transplant led to paralysis.

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