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Surgical Missions International

Serving In The Dominican Republic
May 6, 2017
Staff: Dennis Holsman Jr, Manuel Jimenez, Francisco Martinez, Jean Carlos Richiez, Jeorge Adrien, Scott Ethridge

We Are Here :)

by Mary | May 6, 2017 9:19 PM

Our surgical team has arrived in beautiful, sunny, Dominican Republic. After a brief tour of the Good Samaritan Hospital, we are now settled into our hotel in La Romana. Buenas noches :)

Screening for Surgery

by Mary | May 7, 2017 1:51 PM

This morning many patients were assessed and scheduled for surgery. The majority of the patients have very limited access to healthcare, and are grateful for mission teams to provide their specialty service :)
Screening for Surgery

Surgery Day Monday

by Mary | May 9, 2017 5:19 AM

Today we did 11 surgeries for patients that have been praying and waiting for a surgical team to come to serve in this area of the Dominican Republic.
Surgery Day Monday

Good Samaritan Hospital

by Mary | May 9, 2017 5:30 AM

Our surgical team is utilizing the very accommodating setting of the Good Samaritan Hospital in La Romana for our medical ministry this week.
Good Samaritan Hospital

Surgery Day Tuesday

by Mary | May 9, 2017 5:18 PM

Today our surgical team completed about 15 surgeries - - - mostly for gall stones and hernia repair. Many of these patients have been suffering with these conditions for a long time - - - now happy knowing there are better days ahead :) Gloria a Dios !!!
Surgery Day Tuesday

Pre-op interview

by Mary | May 11, 2017 5:19 AM

Each patient received a pre-op interview prior to surgery - - - - some in Spanish and some in Haitian creole :)
Pre-op interview

Pre-op IV

by Mary | May 11, 2017 5:34 AM

Our nurses gave great, loving care to our pre-operative patients - - - language barriers do not hinder a caring hand :)
Pre-op IV

Surgery Day Wednesday

by Mary | May 11, 2017 5:58 AM

On Wednesday we had another very good day in surgery, providing care for those in great need.
Surgery Day Wednesday

Heading to surgery

by Mary | May 13, 2017 1:20 AM

This brave little guy is heading to surgery with a big smile on his face :)
Heading to surgery

Ready for Discharge

by Mary | May 13, 2017 1:24 AM

Awake from surgery - - - as soon as IV comes out, getting dressed, and going home :)
Ready for Discharge

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Comments

Linda Marklund

May 11, 2017 8:47 PM

Thank you for the photos. We are praying for your servemission.

Denny Holsman

May 10, 2017 2:56 PM

Maybe someday I could join a medical missions group and bring some PT to the post surgery or injury. Love you guys.

Linda Marklund

May 10, 2017 10:52 AM

Thank you for the photos. We are praying for your servemission.

Linda Marklund

May 9, 2017 2:47 PM

Thank you for the photos. We are praying for your servemission.

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