Author Archives: World Surgical Foundation

About World Surgical Foundation

The World Surgical Foundation is committed to providing charitable surgical health care to the world’s poor and underserved in developing nations regardless of race, color, religion, or creed.

Participating in a Legacy: An Opportunity to Contribute

by Jeremy Kauffman I first had the opportunity to participate in a mission with the World Surgical Foundation in February, 2016 when I was invited by Dr. Alvear to accompany him to the Philippines. I was in my second year … Continue reading

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The World Magical Foundation

World Surgical Foundation could be called The World Magical Foundation. On my third mission with ‪#‎WSF‬ and second in Honduras, there are hardly any words to describe what happens here. For example there is an anesthesiologist running two beds at … Continue reading

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Final Day of Brigade in San Pedro Sula

It saddens me to arrive at the tail end of the first week WSF is in Honduras. Undoubtedly there were many medical miracles performed in a collaborative effort by this year’s San Pedro Sula brigade in perfect fusion like a symphonic … Continue reading

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Philippine Reflections

I have returned to the States, and once again, I am so amazed by the World Surgical Foundation’s work and commitment. Upon my return I was so wiped out. The jet lag alone was brutal, but WSF doctors, nurses, and … Continue reading

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Day Four Talavera

I was once told that the things I take for granted . . . someone is wishing for right now. After all I’ve seen in the last few days, there is no denying this statement. Volunteering on this WSF mission … Continue reading

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Day Three Talavera

With each passing day here things are running smoother and smoother. The coming ins and going outs are like clockwork. Dr. Lester Suntay is the coordinator of this mission locally and the Filipino contact on this side of the earth … Continue reading

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Day One Talavera

After experiencing Tacloban, I was somewhat prepared for the larger planned mission in Talavera. But once again, I am moved and amazed. The first day of the mission is called a “screening” day where people come en masse to get … Continue reading

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