2010 Sohag, Egypt

Jul 3, 2010

Pre-Clinic

Sohag, Egypt

Today was an exciting day at clinic for the Rotaplast team, Sohag Hospital medical staff and volunteers, and in-coming patients.  Over 180 patients came to the clinic at Sohag Hospital to meet ... Read More »

Jul 4, 2010

Day 1

Sohag, Egypt

Malak, featured here with his mother, is a seven year old with a bilateral cleft lip and is one of our first surgical patients of the mission.  His younger brother, Ahmed also has a... Read More »

Jul 5, 2010

Day 2

Sohag, Egypt

Fatma's parents traveled  five hours to bring him to Sohag Hospital and University in Sohag, Egypt so he can receive life changing surgery.  Not only will the surgery improve the appearance... Read More »

Jul 6, 2010

Highlight on Rotaplast Volunteers: Shirley and Agnes

Sohag, Egypt

The success of Rotaplast missions rely on our expansive network of our volunteers.  While many of our volunteers come from the medical community, non-medical volunteers serve an especially important ... Read More »

Jul 6, 2010

July 4th – Day off for Rotaplast Volunteers

Sohag, Egypt

By Rotaplast Co-Founder and Mission Director, Peter Lagarias We celebrate July Fourth with a much needed day off. But first, rounds await. Chief Sib Schepel leads the team with fellow Dutch team member Dr.... Read More »

Jul 7, 2010

Day 3: A Day with Youssef

Sohag, Egypt

Rotaplast volunteers completely fell in love with Youssef.  An adorable and easy-going six month old little boy, Youssef was born with both a cleft lip and palate.  From the local village... Read More »

Jul 7, 2010

Meet Mabsota

Sohag, Egypt

Rotaplast strives to ensure every child who needs cleft lip and/or palate surgery receives it. Sometimes, though, due to a patients blood count or medical history, they may not be an immediate candidate fo... Read More »

Jul 9, 2010

Meet Mennah

Sohag, Egypt

In Egypt, the importance of a beautiful image is not a superficial one; particularly for girls.   In many of the local villages, marriages are agreed upon during adolescence.&... Read More »

Jul 9, 2010

Day 6: Making it Happen – Rotaplast Surgeon, Dr. Jann Johnson

Sohag, Egypt

Rotaplast is fortunate to have some of the most talented surgeons in the profession donating their time and expertise on Rotaplast missions.  Dr. Jann Johnson, a plastic and reconstructive surgeon wi... Read More »

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Nov 8, 2021

Day 6 – Going Home

After breakfast, several team members met with Dr. Elizondo to discuss the mission and future opportunities for Rotaplast to work with them.  He expressed thanks to the Rotaplast team for coming and assis... Read More »

Nov 7, 2021

Day 5 – Last Day of...

Several more surgeries were performed on this last day. Perhaps one of the most under-rated, yet most valuable aspects of surgery is that of anesthesia.  On television and in the movies, the anesthesiolog... Read More »