April 27, 2012
-- A team of medical professionals with Med4Nicaragua traveled to the rural community of Limon in southwest Nicaragua to volunteer their time, expertise, and services to local patients of the Roberto Clemente Health Clinic.
The group consisted of general surgeons, registered nurses, anesthesiologists, and an obstetrician/
gynecologist surgeon. Together, the team performed a total of 32 surgeries throughout their stay.
The team, lead by Dr. Christine Brody, co-founder and team leader of Med4Nicaragua, and Dr. Adam Fierer, had the opportunity to interact with local surgeons at the Rivas Hospital, as well as The Roberto Clemente Health Clinic’s medical team in Nicaragua.
“Juan, it was a real pleasure to have connected with the RC Clinic. I realized a lifelong connection that I had to Clemente, and perhaps it gave me some closure over his last heroic deed and tragic death. I hope that we can continue to help the clinic thrive and grow in the years to come. I would love to spend more time at the clinic doing and teaching surgery once the OR dream is realized. I am honored to have been a part of it, and thank you all for what you have done there and will do in the future”. Adam Fierer