Tuesday, January 31, 2017

A group of volunteers from Barry University joined Drs. Eric J. Stelnicki of Atlantic Center of Aesthetic & Reconstructive Surgery and his father, Dr. James Stelnicki, on a medical mission trip to Georgetown, Guyana last summer.

The trip was funded in-part by Children’s Health and Rehabilitative Missions (CHARM), a non-profit organization established by Dr. Eric J. Stelnicki. The mission to Guyana, a small South American nation with only one plastic surgeon for its entire population, has an urgent need for pediatric reconstructive surgery and podiatric care.

Together, these medical teams provided in-country medical and nursing education. Through this, the team ultimately hopes to achieve long-term sustainability for providing reconstructive and surgical care on a continual basis in Guyana. The group ended up seeing more than 100 patients and performed around 35 surgeries.

Read more about the Guyana mission trip by CHARM and Barry University, here: http://bit.ly/2jmR1eT

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