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Surgical Follow-Up in Vietnam

An important part of our mission is to provide reconstructive surgical care for poor children and adults in developing nations. But just as important as the initial surgery is the follow-up to make sure all went well.

Last summer, a ReSurge team went to Vietnam to visit scores of former pa…

International Medical Partners

Caring for the Poor in Nepal

Dr. Shankar Man Rai, a world-renowned expert at repairing clefts and burn injuries, has provided more than 12,000 free surgeries for impoverished children. He has also helped thousands of children in rural Nepal heal their speech impediments through the speech therapy camps he founded.

In …

Medical Volunteers

Anesthesia Tele-mentoring in Vietnam

A well-known expert in pediatric anesthesiology, Dr. George Gregory has volunteered his skills with ReSurge for the last 30 years and makes at least one surgical mission trip annually. However, it is his work in the area of tele-mentoring that taken his dedication to a new level. In recent years,…

Trainees

Dr. Coulibaly

In Mali, there is only one physician for every 12,800 people—and no reconstructive plastic surgeons. But Dr. Oumar Coulibaly is out to change that.

He hopes one day to be his country’s first pediatric plastic surgeon to help poor children receive the reconstructive care they need.