Posts tagged orthopedic surgeon


Dr. Shelley Oliver reviews a patient's leg in the operating room

One woman’s journey to joy as an orthopedic surgeon

by on Thursday, November 29, 2018 at 10:52 am

“I did not want to become a doctor. When I was in high school, my friends and I would talk about career paths, and most of my friends wanted to be physicians. I didn’t want to do what everyone else was doing.” Dr. Shelley Oliver’s honest words may surprise some. Her path to medical missions […]

Rick, Orthopedic Surgeon

by on Friday, February 24, 2017 at 2:33 pm

“I wanted to be a Orthopedic Surgeon because working with kids is the most rewarding and satisfying part of being a doctor. When we’re in the OR we have the opportunity to make what was once bent, straight. These kids just want to get back to playing with their friends and having the ability to […]

Dr. Mbugua, Orthopedic Surgeon

by on Sunday, July 31, 2016 at 2:15 pm

“We all have an element of madness in our minds. What matters is the percentage we have.”

Dr. Maina, Orthopedic Surgeon

by on Friday, July 15, 2016 at 6:00 am

“My father played a very important role in my life. Like most kids, the father is the superman who provides for you, protects you, who does everything, and is normally is looked up to. These kids look at me as a father who enabled them to walk. Even if I don’t mention Christ, I want […]

kids celebrating in the Philippines

Mead Minutes: Focusing on the best!

by on Wednesday, March 2, 2016 at 6:00 am

Now in the growth process, we will build some more complexity into the hospital. Basic committees will divide and seek in-depth studies of our process. What are we doing well? What needs improvement? What can we do to improve efficiency? Are there ways to reduce our costs yet maintain quality of care?

Mead Minutes: The power of being part of a team

by on Monday, August 31, 2015 at 6:37 pm

When I first arrived in Kenya I was overwhelmed. Although I had been in practice for 15 years and had seen quite a wide range of orthopedic problems, it was as if I had fallen down the rabbit hole in Alice in Wonderland. I looked at the children in amazement. How could these deformities exist?

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