High-performing four-surgeon team records 103 surgeries over 7 days.
Two operating tables and two fully-staffed OR teams share one OR on final day of surgeries amid a flurry of activity.
Rotaplast specializes in transforming smiles and improving the quality of childrens' lives. Meet Mohammed:
Wide-eyed Mohammed, âge 6 months, a few days before surgery to repair his cleft lip.
Taking a nap following his procedure, Mohammed will likely only know of his earlier appearance if provided with photographic documentation.
Mission Team Profiles:
Top row (L to R) OR Nurse Jeanne Kille, RN (Salt Lake City, UT, 37 Missons); OR Nurse Lianna Hooper, RN (Bellingham, WA, 12 Missions); Bottom Row (L to R) PACU Nurse Karen Fischer, RN (Salt Lake City, UT, 18 Missions); Pediatrician Dr. Rene Vreuls, MD (The Netherlands, 8 Missions)
Go Dutch! Four of the nine team members from The Netherlands combine for 13 Missions: (L to R) Patient Transporter Bert Steenbergen; Medical Records Hans Adolfsen (rear); Ward Coordinator Agnes van Heezik-Wolfkamp; Quartermaster Gerhard van Dalen
James Taylor, Photojournalist