Operation Walk Carolinas is reporting that its recent team of 50 providers from OrthoCarolina, Atrium Health, and Novant Health has performed 60 total hip and knee replacements on 54 patients in Panama. This is the largest number of joint replacements performed to date since Operation Walk Carolinas took its first trip to Cuba in 2017. Read [...]
An Operation Walk Carolinas medical team completed 60 total hip and knee replacements in three and a half days on a recent mission in Panama. Read full article here.
Medical team from Charlotte’s three largest healthcare organizations traveled to Panama in May to perform joint replacements. Read full article here.
Al menos 55 panameños con problemas en la cadera y rodillas serán beneficiados con cirugías gratuitas en el programa “Operation Walk”. Read full article here.
Dr. Bryan Springer is an orthopedic surgeon at the Charlotte, N.C.-based OrthoCarolina Hip and Knee Center. Read full article here.
Charlotte – Un equipo de más de 40 profesionales de la salud de Charlotte viajaron a un hospital en San Pedro de Sula (Honduras), para realizar medio centenar de cirugías de cadera y rodilla, a personas de escasos recursos. Read full article here.
Operation Walk Carolinas brought together teams from Carolinas HealthCare System, Novant Health and OrthoCarolina to offer hip and knee replacements free of charge to patients in Cuba in May 2017. Read full article here.
This spring, dozens of volunteers went to Cuba to perform pro bono joint replacements. Their rare collaboration helped 44 hopeful Cubans take their first steps on new legs. Read full article here.
OpWalk Carolinas Heads to Cuba; U.S.TKA Cost Varies Wildly; Capsular Repair Cuts Conversion to Hip Replacement
Operation Walk marked its 20th year of providing knee replacements and education in Cuba, this time with the Carolina team, now 60 members strong, leading the way and managing a monumental logistical task. Read full article here.
When I first took Paula’s photograph, she was on an exam table at CIMEQ, a medical hospital in Havana, Cuba. Paula was there because she desperately needed a knee replacement. Read full article here.