Tuesday, October 7, 2008

Upcoming Mission

From March 25 to April 1st 2009, a team of more than fifty healthcare professionals from Boston will travel to Santo Domingo for the second annual trip to the Dominican Republic. Several volunteers from Operation Walk Boston will travel to Santo Domingo prior to the mission to meet with patients who will be undergoing the joint replacement surgery. It is anticipated that this group will identify patients with very advanced hip and knee joint disease who we believe will benefit from joint replacement. Our principle goal for our 2009 mission is to again provide the highest level of joint replacement surgery and treatment to as many patients as is possible.

Our group is composed of committed surgeons, anesthesiologists, medical physicians, nurses, physician assistants, physical therapists and other critical operating room personnel. Those traveling are affiliated with the local area hospitals including the Brigham and Women’s Hospital, the New England Baptist Hospital and Massachusetts General Hospital.