THE WOGO TEAM
WOGO is comprised of 6 Female Surgeons, hailing from diverse cultural backgrounds, and geographic locations around the USA. We believe that we bring a unique understanding and perspective to the unmet needs of women in the areas of arthritis and degenerative joint disease. WOGO is an Operation Walk team.
Robyn Hakanson, M.D.
Dr. Robyn Hakanson is in practice at by LewisGale Physicians in Salem, Virginia. Her orthopaedic residency was completed at the Carolinas Medical Center in Charlotte, and her fellowship in knee reconstruction and sports medicine at the Insall Scott Kelly Institute in New York. Dr. Hakanson enjoys travel and music and is a volunteer at the free medical clinic in her community. In addition, she and her husband homeschool their three children.
Kathleen Hogan, M.D.
Dr. Kathleen Hogan is in private practice at NH Orthopaedic Center in Southern New Hampshire where she specializes in hip and knee replacement. She attended Brown University Medical School and did her residency at the Medical University of South Carolina. She completed a fellowship in adult reconstruction at Harvard University (Brigham & Women’s Hospital). She enjoys skiing, tennis, and spending time with her daughter.
Dr. Rinelda Horton is an orthopaedic surgeon with Kaiser Permanente Mid-Atlantic Medical Group in the Washington Metropolitan Area. She has been with the Permanente group for 13 years. Prior to that she was in private practice in North Carolina for 10 years specializing in joint replacement surgery. Dr. Horton completed her adult reconstruction fellowship at University Hospitals of Cleveland. She is married and has a 16 year old son. In addition to working full-time, she loves to travel, go to concerts and attends basketball and football games with her family.
Dr. Amanda Marshall-Rodgriguez is a fellowship trained joint reconstruction specialist at San Antonio Orthopaedic Specialists in Texas. She recently moved into the private sector after 8 years of academic practice at the University of Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio where she was active in resident and medical student education. She continues to participate in NIH funded orthopedic basic science research. She enjoys fly fishing, hunting, and outdoor activities with her husband and four kids.
Dr. Mychelle Shegog Abrams is an orthopaedic surgeon for Kaiser Permanente MidAtlantic Medical Group in the Washington, DC area. She graduated with high honors from the Harvard-Radcliffe University and from medical school at Stanford University School of Medicine. She continued at Stanford for both internship and residency. She then went on to complete a fellowship in Pediatric Sports at Children’s Hospital in Boston. She lives in Washington,DC with her husband and enjoys travel, spending time with family and fitness.
Dr. Audrey Tsao is an orthopaedic surgeon with Kaiser Permanente Mid-Atlantic Medical Group in Rockville, MD. She completed her fellowship in adult reconstruction at Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore City. After completing her training, she joined the faculty of University of Mississippi Medical Center becoming Full Professor in the Department of Orthopedic Surgery. She relocated to Arizona in 2006 to private practice and joined Kaiser Permanente Mid-Atlantic Medical Group in 2013. She continues to enjoy teaching, orthopaedic research and is active in many professional societies. In her spare time she enjoys time with her family, cooking and the martial arts.
Our WOGO surgeons are also mothers, academics, researchers, mentors, teachers and volunteers in their communities. Please click on the Team Links (left) to read more about them!
Tirelessly working on pre-trip logistics and traveling with the surgeons is a 50-plus team of volunteer medical professionals that includes:
Anesthesiologists, Internal Medicine Physicians, Physician Assistants, Surgical Technicians, Registered Nurses, Physical Therapists, Implant Representatives, Team Leaders, Volunteers, Students, Interpreters and more.