2016 Pereira, Colombia

May 2, 2016

Pereira, Colombia 2016 – Day One

Pereira, Colombia

Our fifteen member team has arrived safely to Pereira, Colombia and will be saving smiles and changing lives for the next week at Hospital Universitario San Jorge of Pereira. Read More »

May 3, 2016

Pereira, Colombia 2016 – First Days

Pereira, Colombia

Our Host, Rotary Club of Pereira Perla del Otun, President William Becerra, son Santiago Becerra and Rotaplast Medical Team Coordinator, Evelyn Abad. They have worked exceptionally hard to make everything ... Read More »

May 4, 2016

Pereira, Colombia 2016 – Surgery

Pereira, Colombia

  We had a great second day of surgery, we successfully finished 10 surgeries. This is one of our local surgeons Dr. German Betancourt, he’s extremely talented and great with the kids. Read More »

May 4, 2016

Pereira, Colombia 2016 – More Surgeries

Pereira, Colombia

Baby Jhon Baby Dylan Read More »

May 5, 2016

Pereira, Colombia 2016 – Surgeries continue

Pereira, Colombia

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May 7, 2016

Pereira, Colombia 2016 – Last Days

Pereira, Colombia

   “Our patients are waiting for us,” I will never forget reading these words at the end of our last pre-Mission trip email by our mission director, Evelyn Abad.  As a general surgery resident, part... Read More »

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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 »