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APROQUEN and ReSurge International conduct Annual Clef Lip and Palate Medical Mission.

APROQUEN and ReSurge International held a medical mission from March 5th to 9th and successfully operated 16 children with cleft lip and palate from remote areas of Nicaragua. In 26 years Aproquen have conducted 201 medical missions.

“It is important that are medical team have continuous education and the support from this renowned group of doctors invested in strengthening the knowledge and skills of our team.  Their commitment is evident stated Dr. Mario Perez, Medical Director at APROQUEN-Burn Center.

The ReSurge International team included, Dr. Virender Singhal, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon; Dr. Lorry Frankel, Pediatric Intensivist; Dr. George Gregory, Pediatric Anesthesiologist and Dr. Danielle Rochlin, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Resident.

“The surgeries that will be done will change these children´s lives radically. There will no longer be a connection between the oral and nasal area, hoping to avoid suffering from reflux and many cases difficult of eating. Additionally, we have screened patients that have virgin lip. We hope to surge 4 to 5 cases per day” expressed Dr. Mario Pérez, medical director at APROQUEN – Burn Center.

The ReSurge International team included Dr. Virender Singhal, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon; Dr. Lorry Frankel, Pediatric Intensivist; r. George Gregory, Pediatric Anesthesiologist and Dr. Danielle Rochlin, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Resident.