2018 project: Chaco, Argentina

Past Projects: 2010 Project


Georgetown, Guyana, South America
June 2010
40 U.S. team members

Project Goal

To provide free surgical correction to indigent patients and free medical treatment to village patients, while sharing the gospel.

Team & Location

40 U.S. team members from 6 states:

Blackburn, Lisa RN - Surgery Parker, Colorado
Bruns, Michelle Clinic Associate Mariastein, Ohio
Concha, Raul Photographer Springboro, Ohio
Connell, Tim MD - Plastic Surgeon Lake Oswego, Oregon
Cook, Margaret PA - Clinics Springboro, Ohio
Decker, Chris Surgery Associate Fayetteville, Arkansas
Decker, Mark Artist - Worship Team Siloam Springs, Arkansas
Decker, Sheri RN - Surgery Siloam, Springs, Arkansas
Dversdall, Drake Clinic Associate Beavercreek, Ohio
Dversdall, Julie NP - Clinics Beavercreek,Ohio
Grimes, Mark PACU Associate Springfield, Ohio
Hemmelgarn, Teresa CST - Surgery Lewisburg, Ohio
Hotelling, Erin Surgery Associate Lebanon, Ohio
Kellis, Deanna RN - Surgery Vandalia, Ohio
Kennedy, Teresa MS - Speech Pathology Springfield, Ohio
Klug, Mark MD - Hand surgeon Dayton, Ohio
Langenkamp, Cindy Clinic Associate Celina, Ohio
Mittleider, Cheri RN - PACU Springboro, Ohio
Ottoway, Kelly RN - Surgery Springboro, Ohio
Piatt, Kelly RN - Surgery Lebanon, Ohio
Rajaratnam, Sheila MD - Anesthesiologist Dayton, Ohio
Rogers, Jeffrey DO - Anesthesiologist Xenia, Ohio
Rymer, Colin MD - General surgeon Dayton, Ohio
Schmidt, Eric Surgery Associate Centerville, Ohio
Schmidt, Gary Worship, Clinic Assoc. Highlands Ranch, Colorado
Schmidt, Mafi RN - Administrator Banning, California
Schmidt, Steve MD - Plastic surgeon Centerville, Ohio
Schneidewind, Barry DO - Clinic physician Roseville, California
Schneidewind, Beth RN-Worship, Clinic Assoc. Roseville, California
Schroer, Lynn CST - Surgery Kettering, Ohio
Scott, Gail Clinic Associate Dayton, Ohio
Shawver, Bonnie CRNA - Anesthesia Laramie, Wyoming
Stout, Elle Surgery Associate Springboro, Ohio
Stout, Pam RN - PACU Springboro, Ohio
Tanguay, Shelby Surgery Associate Lebanon, Ohio
Velasco, Jonathan MD - General surgeon Kettering, Ohio
Waterbrook, Stephen MD - General surgeon Dayton, Ohio
Weighall, Roxane DO - General surgeon Kettering, Ohio
Wilson, Sallie DO - Anesthesiologist Dayton, Ohio
Wrice, Antoine Surgery Associate Columbus, Ohio

Davis Memorial Hospital, Georgetown, Guyana, South America

Surgical Procedures

  • cleft lip and palate repair
  • severe burn scar release or reconstruction
  • removal of webbing or extra fingers and toes
  • gallbladder removal
  • circumcision
  • hernia repair
  • lumpectomy and other accident or birth defect repair procedures


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Our Mission:

Compassion: sending surgical, medical/dental and water project teams worldwide

Illumination: teaching patients and local personnel

Restoration: promoting and enhancing physical and spiritual health and healing

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