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2015 Medical Mission to the Philippines

2015 was the fourth consecutive year that I led a team from Medical Missions for Children to travel to Batangas, the Philippines for a volunteer surgery mission. This year the team consisted of Dr. Jeffrey Anderson (anesthesiologist from Folsom Anesthesia Medical Group), Dr. Rebecca Garza (a Stanford plastic surgery resident), Eddie Brock, RN (a Stanford nurse), Russel DeMallie and Natalie Harris (nurses from Massachusetts General Hospital) and myself.

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Helping Out During the Holidays

We are fortunate enough to be in a position where we can give back to the community through charities, plastic surgery trips and other events. Now that the holidays are fast approaching, it’s your turn! Our fans can get in the giving holiday spirit and even get something in return.

Simply bring an unwrapped toy for the Children’s Receiving Home of Sacramento and you will get $50 off any syringe treatment. There is a limit of three discounts per customer and we do have limited availability, so find an hour to get down to our offices soon and take advantage of this holiday offer, which expires Dec. 21. From Restylane to Radiesse and Sculptra, we have products that will have you looking younger and even more fabulous as you ring in the New Year,

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Giving Back to the Community

This week’s blog post is about giving back. We feel fortunate to be in a position where be can provide Sacramento the best plastic surgery and non-invasive procedures available. And since we’re so fortunate, we like to pass on the success we’ve been given by our clients and our community by giving back. Here are a few of the things we do when we’re not busy making you look busty and beautiful.

Dr. Kaufman travels overseas each year to offer his services as a surgeon to help people in underserved regions. People of all ages receive treatment, although the patients are predominantly children – about 60 children receive treatment on each trip. Dr. K will travel to the Philippines this coming February with the Medical Missions for Children.

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Medical Missions for Children

Hi everyone. I just got back from a ten day surgery trip to Batangays, Philippines. The trip was organized by Medical Missions for Children and our group consisted of great doctors and medical professionals from around the U.S. It’s a great organization.  We went with two surgeons, two anesthesiologists, and three nurses.  We also had the help of a volunteer who helped do all the “little” things to make the trip successful.

The trip was great. We did procedures on about 20 children, mostly cleft lip and cleft palates.   A good portion of the children had no access to medical care.  In the United States, these deformities are completely addressed by the time a child is one year old. 

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