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WOGO Joins the Global #GivingTuesday Movement

WOGO Joins the Global #GivingTuesday Movement Pledges to return to DRC to continue their mission of restoring mobility through life-altering joint replacement surgeries— ROANOKE, VIRGINIA – November 18, 2016 – Women Orthopaedic Global Outreach (WOGO) has joined #GivingTuesday, a global day of giving that harnesses the collective power of individuals, communities and organizations to encourage […]

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Tumolt and Tears

Tumolt and Tears It’s been a long, emotional and tumultuous day for the WOGO and Biamba Marie Mutombo Hospital staff. I’ll start with the good news.  The team completed a total of 42 knee replacements in 4 days of surgeries.  There are 42 brand-spanking new knees in the Congo.  The HBMM and WOGO teams worked […]

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The Importance of the Autoclave

The Importance of the Autoclave Our third day of surgery completed 10 additional joint replacements.  This brings the number of new knees to 38. Our surgical teams were slowed down today because the Autoclave failed during one of the cleaning processes between surgeries.  Two of our scheduled surgeries had to be pushed out to day […]

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Dikembe Mutombo and his wife Rose pose with the WOGO Pre-Trip team in Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo

Mission Update – D.R.C

Mission Update – Press Announcement Wednesday, January 27, 2016 for immediate Release WOGO Team Medical Mission to Congo with Dikembe Mutombo Foundation Scheduled Mt Airy, NC January 27, 2016 – Women Orthopaedist Global Outreach (www.WOGO.org) announced the location of their next medical mission in June 2015. The team will be traveling with the Dikembe Mutombo […]

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Surgeons Honored with Humanitarian Award

In August our Maryland surgeons, Dr. Rinelda Horton, Dr. Mychelle Shegog and Dr. Audrey Tsao were honored with the Humanitarian Award from Suburban Hospital. Mid-Atlantic Permanente Medical Group Orthopedists Honored with Prestigious Humanitarian Award Local Surgeons recognized by Suburban Hospital for providing charitable care ROCKVILLE, Md., Aug. 26, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Suburban Hospital, a member […]

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