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March 31, 2021

2018 REPORT:

Surgical Mission, Dhankuta, Nepal


Location: Dhankuta District Hospital, Dhankuta, Nepal. 


Dates: Tue October 23rd – Fri, Nov 2nd, 2018 


USA organizers, Co-mission Leaders: Julie Gamboa Sy, RN, and Drs. Jeff Stone and Bikash Gupta.


Nepal leaders:  Mr. Roshesh Shrestha, Mr. Purendra Shrestha, Mr. Bijay Santaoshi Rai, Mr. Hitesh Karki




Dhankuta District Hospital, 4800 ft elevation, 24-bed capacity, contains one operating room normally not used for major surgery. Patient catchment area approximately 25,000 population. 





Our AMM Team in Hile on our Sunday off 


US volunteers (45 total): 13 new physicians/nurses with AMM, 9 lay helpers/students (8 new to missions).


OR Nurses: Kaui Pelekane (HNL), Janette Wolff (Kauai), Patricia Daly (Maui), Jeremy Gredig (Abu Dhabi).


Nurses: Sherwin Alop, Tauna Ainslie, Shiho Hamano, Alisa Iloreta (San Francisco), Maja Jozanovic, Dean Kobashigawa, Karuna KC (North Carolina), Audrey Valentine (Seattle), Poonam Gupta (North Carolina), Mehana Aio, Alexander Seamone (North Carolina), David Grannell (Abu Dhabi), Kara Radatz (Abu Dhabi), Amy Hamilton (Abu Dhabi), Kyleigh Schieman (Abu Dhabi), Melissa McCrum, Julie Gamboa Sy, Physicians: General surgeons: Eric Matayoshi (Abu Dhabi), Ray Shapiro (New Mexico),  Jeff Stone (Seattle), GYN surgeons: Cindi Lewis (Seattle), Mamta Mamik (New York), Stuart Shippey (Virginia)  Anesthesiologists: Shrilekha Champaneri (San Diego) Kerry Gallagher -CRNA (North Carolina), Ashley Silva-CRNA (San Francisco), Medicine: Winson Koo (San Francisco), Bikash Gupta (North Carolina). Dentists: Frank Kihara (Maui), Dean Sueda, Bryan Wong, Lay helpers: Greta Sherwood (North Carolina), Marvin Burrows (Philippines), Scott Goodman (North Carolina), Keoni Kilbey, Cory Jo Jankovich (North Carolina), Students: Hannah Sherwood (North Carolina), Jacob Henderson (North Carolina), Alexis Mcneilis (North Carolina), Nina Mamik (New York). 


Nepali volunteer team (19 total):

Roshesh Shrestha, Purendra Shrestha, Bijay Santoshi Rai, Devendra Shrestha, Sangeeta Gupta/ Roshan Gupta, Social worker,  Vijay Gupta, Businessman/social worker, Rajat Pradhan (Nepali CV surgery fellow in Bangladesh), Sita Rupakheti (KTM activist), Sudeep Khaniya (Dharan surgeon), Dr. Pawan Raj Chalise (Urologist and renal transplant surgeon TUTH), Dr. Sabin Gauchan (Anesthesiologist), Dr. Krishna Pokharel, (Anesthesiologist), Binayak Gupta (student), Aditya Hirday (medical student), Prajwal Shrestha, Pratima Gautam, Medical Officers of Dhankuta Hospital, Rakesh Gupta(Prof surgery BPKIHS), Prajwal(surgical resident Dharan), Rahul B Mcneilis (North Carolina), Nina Mamik (New York). Nepali volunteer team (19 total): Roshesh Shrestha, Purendra Shrestha, Bijay Santoshi Rai, Devendra Shrestha, Sangeeta Gupta/ Roshan Gupta, Social worker, Vijay Gupta, Businessman/social worker, Rajat Pradhan (Nepali CV surgery fellow in Bangladesh), Sita Rupakheti (KTM activist), Sudeep Khaniya (Dharan surgeon), Dr. Pawan Raj Chalise (Urologist and renal transplant surgeon TUTH), Dr. Sabin Gauchan (Anesthesiologist), Dr. Krishna Pokharel, (Anesthesiologist), Binayak Gupta (student), Aditya Hirday (medical student), Prajwal Shrestha, Pratima Gautam, Medical Officers of Dhankuta Hospital, Rakesh Gupta(Prof surgery BPKIHS), Prajwal(surgical resident Dharan), Rahu, Mcneilis (North Carolina), Nina Mamik (New York). 


Nepali volunteer team ??(19 total):


Roshesh Shrestha, Purendra Shrestha, Bijay Santoshi Rai, Devendra Shrestha, Sangeeta Gupta/ Roshan Gupta, Social worker,  Vijay Gupta, Businessman/social worker, Rajat Pradhan (Nepali CV surgery fellow in Bangladesh), Sita Rupakheti (KTM activist), Sudeep Khaniya (Dharan surgeon), Dr. Pawan Raj Chalise (Urologist and renal transplant surgeon TUTH), Dr. Sabin Gauchan (Anesthesiologist), Dr. Krishna Pokharel, (Anesthesiologist), Binayak Gupta (student), Aditya Hirday (medical student), Prajwal Shrestha, Pratima Gautam, Medical Officers of Dhankuta Hospital, Rakesh Gupta(Prof surgery BPKIHS), Prajwal(surgical resident Dharan), Rahul B