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Here's Why This Doc Got a Third Vaccine Dose

Here's Why This Doc Got a Third Vaccine Dose

— A transplant surgeon, a heart recipient himself, saw robust antibody response after third dose

by Kristina Fiore, Director of Enterprise & Investigative Reporting, MedPage Today May 20, 2021

A month after his second dose of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine, Robert Montgomery, MD, found his antibody response lacking.

The surgeon and director of the NYU Langone Transplant Institute in New York City is himself a heart transplant recipient -- placing him among the immunocompromised and making him keenly aware that being fully vaccinated didn't necessarily mean he'd be immune to COVID-19.

Read the full article on MedPageToday.com

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