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Map of southern hemisphere, South America. Showing location of Guyana.

Looking Back at Guyana

The WOGO team traveled to Georgetown, Guyana with 72 team members in November 2023. We had quite a large team, our size increased because we brought 5 Residents, Students and a Fellow along with us – always wonderful when we can do this. The team completed an extraordinary 62 total knee replacement surgeries. Patients were […]

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WOGO Continues to be Part of the Global Giving Tuesday Movement

Roanoke, Virginia, November 1, 2022 – This Giving Tuesday, Women Orthopaedist Global Outreach (WOGO) will celebrate giving for the eighth year with our #Knees4WOGO campaign. WOGO believes in the power of the global giving movement. This Giving Tuesday, WOGO’s goal is to fund our patients’ total joint replacement surgeries for the team’s 2023 medical mission […]

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WOGO is seeking applicants for our Medical Mission Scholarship

Roanoke, Virginia – October 6, 2022 –  WOGO is seeking applicants for our Medical Mission Scholarships. Application is open to Medical Students, Orthopedic Residents and/or Fellows wishing to participate in our upcoming medical mission to Guyana in November 2023. All applications are due in their entirety by December 7, 2022. APPLICATION IS NOW CLOSED. Thank […]

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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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