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Pre-Med Volunteer Highlight – Sessen Stevens

The BabyHeart Team welcomes pre-med and medical students on our medical mission trips.  It’s a great opportunity for students to learn and participate in a health care system that is part of a culture other than their own, and gain an in-depth look into the field of cardiothoracic surgery.  One such student who joined us […]

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Memphis Surgeon Travels to Guyana on Latest BabyHeart Mission

  Meet Dr. Umar Boston, a Pediatric Cardiovascular Surgeon at Le BonHeur Children’s Hospital in Memphis, TN.  He recently joined the BabyHeart team in Georgetown, Guyana where, thanks to him and a team of international volunteers, 13 children received life-saving surgeries. This is the 3rd BabyHeart mission that Dr. Boston has joined, but what makes this […]

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Arvin Rampersaud

Here is a great example of how your support truly saves lives! During our last trip to Guyana, we met 7-month old Arvin Rampersaud and his favorite brown toy horse. He was born in the town of Albion, where his parents are both gardeners. He was transferred to Georgetown Public Hospital Corporation (GPHC) after his […]

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Trip Recap: BabyHeart Team Returns From Second Trip to Dominican Republic

New Cardiac Surgical Program Continues to Grow in Santo Domingo The BabyHeart team recently returned from their second trip to Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic where 27 children were served in a 2-week period. Sixteen life-saving surgeries were performed, and 11 heart catheterizations were completed at Hospital Infantil Dr. Robert Reid Cabral (HRRC). All of this […]