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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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PRESS RELEASE – WOGO Team Sets Medical Mission for Bolivia

Press Announcement Monday, February 11, 2019 for immediate Release WOGO Team Sets Medical Mission for Bolivia Roanoke, Virginia – February 11, 2019 – Women Orthopaedist Global Outreach (WOGO) announces the location of their next medical mission. The team will travel to Santa Cruz, Bolivia to work in the Hospital San Juan de Dios, Santa Cruz.The […]

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Where in the World will WOGO go?

Planning for our next medical mission is underway. We are in the process of vetting our next location. This is a detailed process that includes lots of moving parts. Right now, we are emailing and calling with people at the prospective locations. On hand we have the WOGO lead surgeons for the 2019 medical mission, […]

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WOGO and OpWalk USA 2018

This week is OpWalk USA week across the USA. WOGO is thrilled to be participating, led by WOGO Surgeon Dr. Amanda Marshall-Rodriguez. We are thrilled that South Texas Spine and Surgical Hospital are working with Dr. Marshall-Rodriguez this week.  While many of us may be lacing up our ski boots or sneakers and seizing the […]

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PRESS RELEASE — WOGO Welcomes New Surgeon to Team

NEWS RELEASE May 8, 2018 WOGO Welcomes New Surgeon to Team ROANOKE, VIRGINIA – May 8, 2018 – Women Orthopaedic Global Outreach (WOGO)recently completed their fifth medical mission trip providing free joint replacement surgeries to those in need, this time in Havana, Cuba. At the conclusion of the mission the team of female orthopaedic surgeons […]

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That’s A Wrap!

Watching a team of more than 70 people come together and work as a well-oiled machine is a very satisfying thing. Adding in the large team from CIMEQ hospital who worked alongside us here in Havana, it’s incredible what was achieved. With so many personalities and work styles you could imagine things could get pretty […]

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Teamwork Makes the Dream Work

Boy, a lot has been happening! The WOGO early team arrived in Havana, Cuba on Monday and spent the Tuesday and Wednesday setting up the OR, Floor, Central Processing and Warehouse areas for our team. Our Cuban counterparts are so incredibly warm and welcoming, it makes all the hard work so easy. Yesterday, the bulk […]

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New Scholarship for College Student Interested in Medicine

Thank you to everyone who applied for the scholarship. The application process is now closed. ———————– WOGO is pleased to announce the new Operation Walk scholarship for a college student who is interested in medicine. This scholarship is for a college student interested in medicine wishing to participate in our upcoming medical mission to Cuba […]

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