US doctor provides free surgery for Vietnamese children
Doctor McKay McKinnon, a US expert in reconstructive, orthopaedic and maxilla-facial surgery, has returned to Vietnam to offer free surgery for Vietnamese children suffering from serious diseases.
Doctor McKay McKinnon (Source: https://www.fvhospital.com)
According to France-Vietnam (FV) HCM City Hospital, the activity will beimplemented through the “Nang buoc tuoi tho” – a charitable fund sponsored bythe hospital.
On October 21, Dr McKay examined 16 children from across the country. He willbe carrying out surgeries for them at FV Hospital from October 22-25.
Since 2006, the FV-funded foundation has financed surgery for hundreds of childrenwith various types of malformations and sequelae, helping them to enjoy betterlives.
Dr McKay has more than 30 years of experience in his field and has travelledall over the world to work with charity and humanitarian organisations to offerfree treatment to patients with rare conditions, especially those with largetumours.
Currently, he is asurgeon at Saint Joseph Hospital in Chicago, Illinois State and the Children’sMemorial Hospital of Chicago Medical University./.VNA