2010 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 »
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 »
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 »
Highlight on Rotaplast Volunteers: Shirley and Agnes
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 »
July 4th – Day off for Rotaplast Volunteers
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 »
Day 3: A Day with Youssef
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 »
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 »
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 »
Day 6: Making it Happen – Rotaplast Surgeon, Dr. Jann Johnson
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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Day 10 – The last f...
The last full day of surgery is a great success. Many patients have been operated on today with complex burns. The total will be 58 patients with 92 procedures/surgery at the end of the mission. This morni... Read More »
Day 9 – a puzzle ev...
Sometimes it is difficult to schedule the operations here in Firozabad. Not because there are no registrations (despite the fact that there may also be some more), but mainly because there are ‘no sh... Read More »