Bryan Health, Nebraska Medicine Share the Story of Double Lung Transplant Recipient

Doctors at Bryan Health and Nebraska Medicine detail Jake’s life-threatening bout with COVID-19 and his road to a new life.

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Jake Immink spent months at Bryan West in Lincoln, before coming to Nebraska Medicine in January. He waited a few more months for the surgery that changed his life. He is the hospital’s first COVID-19 survivor to get a double lung transplant. After 128 days, Jake Immink was finally able to take a breath on his own.