n patients at the European Gaza Hospital. Led by surgeon Prof. Alex Zouros, who has led several past missions to Palestine for the PCRF, the team included returning anesthesia volunteer Dr. Justin Horricks, and first time volunteers surgeon Dr. Esther Kim and anesthesia resident Dr. S
san Abu-Sittah at the American University Hospital in Beirut, Lebanon. Mohammed was injured when a shell his his home last November, causing him a significant head injury and skull defect. He had surgery through sponsorship of the PCRF, who raised funds through donors abroad to cover
alestine Hospital in Amman, Jordan. The Syrian girl suffered a severe head trauma when an army shell hit her home at night last August, and was found by volunteers in a refugee camp a few months ago in northern Jordan. Thanks to the hard work of volunteers in the PCRF Amman chapter,
ghting in Syria. The PCRF-Amman chapter located her in a refugee camp in northern Jordan and were asked to try to arrange surgery for her. She is currently prepared to have craniotomy and removal of the intracerebral bone fragment with reconstruction of the forehead (and base of the
s. Led by the Chief of Pediatric Neurosurgery at the St. Louis University School of Medicine, Dr. Samer Elbaba, the team included returning anesthesiologist Dr. Kevin Healy, nurses Teresa Bubb and Amal Jubran, and first-time volunteer Dr. Omar Zalatimo. Fifteen children with a variety
care of children. Over the past several years pediatric neurosurgery mission from Europe and North America have treated children with tethered spinal cords, spina bifida, brain tumors and hydrocephalus in hospitals in Palestine.
y Prof. Alex Zouros, the Chief of Pediatric Neurosurgery at Loma Linda Hospital in California, the team included anesthesiologist Dr. Justin Horricks, nurse Asma Taha and surgeon Dr. Joseph Meeks. They have worked in the past through the PCRF in the West Bank, and this was their first