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Operation Walk Carolinas to go to Cuba

2019-08-24T08:58:48-04:00May 12th, 2017|

Bryan D. Springer, MD and a team from Operation Walk Carolinas are on a medical mission in Cuba this week. The team of sixty volunteers plans to complete 40-50 joint replacements and teach the Cuban medical staff about TJR procedures. Dr. Springer was interviewed by the local Charlotte, North Carolina CBS television station WBTV, and compared [...]

Operation Walk Carolinas

2019-08-26T09:09:12-04:00May 11th, 2017|

Two billion people across the globe have no access to medical care. The poorest people of the world account for 35% of the world’s population, yet only 3.5% percent of all major surgeries take place in those locations. Read full article here.

OrthoCarolina Surgeons Head to Hill for Joint Replacement Talks

2019-08-26T09:12:35-04:00March 3rd, 2017|

Brian Curtin, M.D., Bo Mason, M.D. and Bryan Springer, M.D., hip and knee surgeons with OrthoCarolina, took part in a recent delegation from the American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons (AAHKS) to Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C. Their goal? Discuss healthcare reform and patient access with legislative leaders. Read full article here.

OrthoCarolina physicians lead OpWalk mission to Cuba

2019-08-26T09:11:02-04:00February 23rd, 2017|

In 2016, award-winning orthopedic surgeons, Bryan Springer, MD, and Walter Beaver, MD, of Charlotte, N.C.-based OrthoCarolina Hip and Knee Center launched Operation Walk Carolinas, an organization that sends surgeons to developing countries to perform joint replacements. Read full article here.

Operation Walk Carolinas: Organizations Team Up for a Joint Effort

2019-08-26T09:11:54-04:00February 17th, 2017|

Two billion people across the globe have no access to medical care. They make up 35% of the world’s population but only 3.5% of surgeries take place in their countries. Many patients in lesser-developed countries have no access to fund costly operations. Oftentimes there are few trained surgeons and/or access to implants and other medical devices. [...]

Providing critical access to joint replacement to some of the world’s most vulnerable people

2019-08-24T08:56:33-04:00April 18th, 2016|

Two billion people across the globe have no access to medical care. The poorest people of the world account for 35% of the world’s population, yet only 3.5% percent of all major surgeries take place in those locations. Operation Walk Carolinas, recently launched in Charlotte by OrthoCarolina, Carolinas Healthcare and Novant Health, will head to Cuba [...]

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