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$282 more needed

31,100 surgeries performed in 42 years of which 90% of patients were underserved

I am a Professor and Senior Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgeon at the Public Health and Welfare Centre in Chennai, India. I have always wanted to become … Read more

Dr. Sreemathi Seshadrinathan specializes in
      the repair of birth defects
Birth Defects
Chennai, India
$684 more needed

Over 15,000 babies delivered.

In 2002, I traveled to Sierra Leone to treat women with obstetric fistula, a debilitating birth complication that is almost never seen in countries like the US. Upon meeting and treating patients in Bo, Sierra… Read more

Dr. Darius Maggi specializes in repairing obstetric fistula
Obstetric Fistula Repair
Bo, Sierra Leone
$193 more needed

Over 2000 surgeries completed in 14 years.
In the late 1990s, I fled the war in my native Serbia and moved to Zambia, where I am the only reconstructive plastic surgeon serving the country’s 14 million people. In Zambia, I treat burn victims… Read more

Dr. Goran Jovic specializes in repairing burns
Burn Repair
Lusaka, Zambia and rural outskirts
$273 more needed

Over 14,000 free surgeries for the poor in Ecuador.

As a child, I was set on being a fighter pilot, but before I was admitted to the Air Force Academy, a book on 1985 Nobel Prize winner Dr. Albert Schweitzer’s life changed my path. It inspired… Read more

Dr. Jorge Palacios specializes in repairing burns
Burn Repair
Guayaquil, Ecuador
$168 more needed

Over 70,000 patients treated in 13 years.

My name is Robert Kalyesubula. In 1984 my father was killed in a war in Luwero Uganda when I was only 8 years old. My mother disappeared at the same time, and my brothers and sisters got separated from… Read more

Dr. Robert Kalyesubula specializes in repairing complications from obstructed labor
Obstructed Labor
Nakaseke District, Uganda
$385 more needed

Saving the lives of thousands of women in rural Uganda for 15 years.

I am a Catholic nun, the Medical Director of Holy Virika Family Hospital, and the only obstetrician and gynecologist in the Kabarole district of Uganda. I feel incredibly… Read more

Dr. Priscilla Busingye specializes in repairing complications from obstructed labor
Birth Injuries
Kabarole District, Uganda
$975 more needed

Over 100 safe births conducted in her first year as an active skilled birth attendant. Help train new skilled birth attendants to ensure safe births for more women across Nepal.

To date, 388 safe births have been funded by my supporters.… Read more

Wangmo Thapa specializes in repairing complications from obstructed labor
Safe Births
Chharka, Nepal
$291 more needed

More than 12,000 free surgeries provided to the rural poor of Nepal.

After I saw an American surgeon perform a cleft lip surgery in 1992, I decided to switch from cardiac to reconstructive surgery. I was lucky enough to train in the US and … Read more

Dr. Shankar Rai specializes in repairing burns
Burn Repair
Kathmandu, Nepal
$183 more needed

Among the first female doctors in Somaliland 

My name is Dr. Shukri Mohamed Dahir and sitting next to me is Dr. Naima Ahmed Mohamed. We are both doctors: we went to Medical School together and are now working as a team for the same hospital… Read more

Dr. Shukri and Dr. Naima specializes in repairing complications from obstructed labor
Birth Injuries
Hargeisa, Somaliland
$190 more needed

Performed over 3,300 surgeries in 28 years

When I was 23 years old, after being trained as a mechanic, I chose the civil service over the military service and went to the poorest regions of Bolivia. I lived for 3 years with the “campesinos”,… Read more

Dr. Pietro Gamba specializes in
      trauma repair
Trauma Repair
Anzaldo, Bolivia
$140 more needed

I’ve wanted to be a pediatrician since I was 4 years old. My parents are Jamaican, my father was a biochemist and my mother was a nurse. I was born in Canada and we moved back to Jamaica for several years. When I was 5, we moved to Palo Alto, where… Read more

Dr. Nadine Burke Harris specializes in
      trauma repair
Trauma Repair
San Francisco, USA