April 15, 2022

On a mission: orthopaedic surgeons look to expand program abroad

In the Dominican Republic, University of Michigan Health teams fix fractures, feet and more.

In a small operating room at El Buen Samaritano Hospital, a team of surgeons, nurses and surgical personnel work to fix a distal femur fracture. The break is four months old. It wasn’t initially treated with surgery, and it’s left one of the patient’s legs several centimeters short.

Read the full article by Noah Fromson here.

Mentioned in this Article:

Stefan Garcia, MD

Resident, Orthopaedic Surgery
Foot and Ankle at University of Colorado
Medical School
University of Michigan
Undergraduate School
University of Colorado Boulder