Donald R. Laub Humanitarian Award
Presented to Drs Yogi and Kush Aeron
Directors, ReSurge Surgical Outreach Program Dehradun, India
Dr. Yogi Aeron has cared for the people of Dehradun, India for nearly 40 years. Joined in his practice by his son, Dr. Kush Aeron, the father and son team have served the poor through the ReSurge Surgical Outreach Program in Dehradun, which was established in 2007.
ReSurge is pleased to present the Donald R. Laub Humanitarian Award to Drs. Yogi and Kush Aeron for their profound impact on the poor. Since 2006, the duo has treated more than 1,100 patients in need of free reconstructive surgery, the majority of who suffer from debilitating burn injuries.
Dr. Yogi Aeron graduated from King George's Medical College in 1967. He obtained a master's degree in plastic and reconstructive surgery in 1971 from Prince of Wales Medical College and Hospital. Dr. Yogi Aeron brings his decades of experience and specialized training to his partnership with ReSurge. Today, he serves as the head of the plastic surgery department at Dehradun's Disha Hospital.
Dr. Kush Aeron was introduced to the world of plastic surgery at a young age. Today, with support from ReSurge, he is completing his final year of general surgery training at the Himalayan Hospital after receiving his medical degree from the Gandhi Medical College in Andhra Pradesh, India.