DEPARTMENT OF PLASTIC SURGERY
Mission Trip to Cabo San Lucas, Mexico
November 17-25, 2002
Amigos de Los Ninos is our local contact in Cabo San Lucas. The organization provides medical care and supplies to the children living in the barrios of Cabo.
Amigos de Los Ninos President Susan Wood in front of the organization's headquarters in Cabo San Lucas.
From Loma Linda:
Dr. Robert Hardesty, plastic surgery attending; Dr. Norberto Collins, plastic surgery attending; Dr. Troy Andreasen, plastic surgery attending; Dr. Anil Punjabi, plastic surgery attending; Dr. Yoonah Kim, plastic surgery resident; Nina Cortez, RN, nurse and translator
Demeree Andreasen, mission trip coordinator
From Cabo San Lucas:
Dr. Saucillo, anesthesiologist; Susan Wood, president of Amigos de Los Ninos; Sherri Wenzel, representing Amigos de Los Ninos
Back row (L to R): Dr. Saucillo, Dr. Andreasen, Dr. Punjabi, Dr. Collins, Neil Collins. Front row (L to R): Nina Cortez, Susan Wood, Dr. Kim, Sherri Wenzel. Not pictured: Dr. Hardesty, Demeree Andreasen.
To provide continuing plastic surgical care to the people of Cabo San Lucas and establish long-term relationships with local physicians
Drs. Hardesty, Andreasen, and Collins examine the reconstructed ear of a patient they had operated on several years earlier. Susan Wood, of Amigos de Los Ninos, looks on.
- Evaluated 34 patients in outpatient clinic
- Performed 16 operative cases
- Distributed donated clothing to children living in the barrios
A baby and her mother after receiving donated clothing in the barrios.
Dr. Kim examines the ear of a young girl with bilateral microtia.
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