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Diagnosis: Thick Knees

The knee is “the largest and most complicated joint in the human body.[2] … Since in humans the knee supports nearly the whole weight of the body, it is the joint most vulnerable to both acute injury and to the development of osteoarthritis.” The WOGO Surgeons can repair the damage of osteoarthritis and rebuild or […]

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Medical Mission Announcement

WOGO News Announcement: With the continued political instability and US state department travel advisory (level 4), WOGO must continue to postpone our planned medical mission to Bolivia. We are changing the location for our 2020 trip. Our 2020 medical mission location will be the country Guyana. We will begin planning the trip immediately. We plan […]

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WOGO Joins the Global GivingTuesday Movement to Restore Mobility

PRESS RELEASE WOGO Joins the Global GivingTuesday Movement to Restore Mobility Roanoke, Virginia, November 19, 2019 – This GivingTuesday, Women Orthopaedist Global Outreach (WOGO) will celebrate giving for the fifth year with our new #Knees4WOGO campaign. WOGO has joined the GivingTuesday movement for the fifth year because we believe in the power of the global […]

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The Countdown Gets Real

At WOGO we’re always counting down to our next medical mission. We are eager to get started on our next project, excited for the new adventure and curious about the people we will meet. One countdown milestone always seems to mean a little more. 100 days from now, the WOGO team departs for Bolivia. It’s […]

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Buenos Dios Bolivia!

Just a few days ago we returned from Santa Cruz, Bolivia and our Pre-Trip to kick-off the serious planning for our January 2020 medical mission to Hospital San Juan de Dios. It was a busy and successful trip and we are feeling really good about our upcoming time working there. Santa Cruz de la Sierra is […]

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Tiffany Turner of Soles 4 Souls fits a child with new shoes during our 2018 trip in Havana, Cuba. This was WOGO and Soles 4 Souls 4th trip together.

Reaching out Beyond the Hospitals

Our mission carries further than our work to complete joint replacement surgeries in developing countries. We want to empower, educate and engage women and their larger communities. Empower–WOGO provides free life-altering orthopaedic surgery that eliminates debilitating arthritis and restores disabled joints so that patients can reclaim their ability to care for themselves, their families and […]

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WOGO wins Sharecare Award

Please join us in celebrating WOGO’s Congo Medical Mission video, winner of the Health/Science: Program/Special ShareCare award! This Thursday, WOGO Surgeons, Dr. Robyn Hakanson and Dr. Kathleen Hogan were on hand in Atlanta, Georgia at the Sharecare Awards Ceremony. They were thrilled to receive the award on behalf of WOGO and EBU Productions, the company who created […]

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The Luis Salas Jr. Memorial Scholarship

The Luis Salas Jr. Memorial Scholarship was founded after the untimely loss of our friend and WOGO team member Luis Salas following our Congo medical mission trip. Luis was a member of the WOGO team from its inception. His hard work, his cheerful demeanor and his love of giving back endeared him to all who […]

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