Global Medical and Surgical Teams is pleased to be supporting a cleft lip and palate mission trip to Kijabe, Kenya in October. Samaritan’s Purse and CURE jointly sponsor this trip and surgery occurs at CURE Kenya, a pediatric hospital in Kijabe, Kenya specializing in surgical treatment for congenital deformities including cleft lip and palate, hydrocephalus and clubfoot. Global Medical and Surgical Teams will provide some of the medical and anesthesia supplies and Dr. Vessely is leading this trip.
If you would like to support Global Medical and Surgical Teams in this endeavor click here.
Donations may also be made directly to CURE at www.cure.org.
The surgeons and several other team members are veterans of this mission trip as indicated by an * below.Those who have traveled with GMAST in the past are indicated by**.
Dr. Michelle Vessely***, ENT surgeon
Medical Team Kenya, 2018
Holly Chelmo**, CRNA
Deb Gritzbaugh*, RN
Dr. Cam Kirchner*, ENT surgeon
Dr. Chase Miller*, ENT surgeon
Dr. Martin Muller**, Anesthesiologist
Dr. Krzysztof Ostrowski, Anesthesiogist
Sarah VanderZanden*, MA
Liz Wood**, RN CNOR