Surgical Mission to Paraguay

In April, a team of 17 individuals from Spain, 1 from Nicaragua, 2 representatives from Surgeons of Hope and one from Mending Kids, devoted a week of their time to participate in a life-saving mission. From April 15-22, the team conducted surgeries and catherizations on over 30 children aged between 2 months and 17 years […]

Surgical Mission to Costa Rica

Surgeons of Hope’s returned to Costa Rica after a 3-year hiatus because of the pandemic. A medical team from Chicago, led by Dr. Luca Vricella arrived in Costa Rica on February 12, 2023 and performed  corrective surgeries for congenital heart defects on six children at the Hospital Nacional de Niños in San Jose, Costa Rica. […]

Surgical Mission to Paraguay

Surgeons of Hope’s first surgical mission after the pandemic was a success. A medical team from France, led by Dr. Dominique Metras, arrived in Paraguay on December 11, 2022 and perfomed  corrective surgeries for congenital heart defects on nine children at the Hospital Pediátrico “Niños de Acosta Ñu” in San Lorenzo. The team consisted of […]

Hospital Pediátrico “Niños de Acosta Ñu has performed eight surgeries

Over the past month, the Hospital Pediátrico “Niños de Acosta Ñu has performed eight surgeries, several of which produced ideal outcomes. Sweet Alma, the youngest patient this round at just one month old, underwent percutaneous valvuloplasty, a procedure that improves blood flow, and recovered, beautifully.

Surgeons of Hope Exceeds Goals for 8th Annual Gala!

Surgeons of Hope’s 2020 gala – its 8th annual gala and first virtual gala – was a great success! The Celebrating Our Heart Heroes gala, chaired by philanthropist and author Jean Shafiroff, exceeded its fundraising goals. The success allows Surgeons of Hope to continue training local pediatric cardiac teams and providing life saving surgery for […]

Surgeons of Hope’s 2020 Gala Goes Virtual to Celebrate Our Heart Heroes

Mark your calendars! Surgeons of Hope is holding its 2020 Gala on Thursday, November 12th. This year, due to Covid-19, our Gala – Celebrating Our Heart Heroes – will be held virtually. You can attend our virtual Gala from the comfort of your own home, no matter where you call home. The Celebrating Our Heart […]

Surgeons of Hope’s 7th Annual Charity Gala – A Resounding Success!

Thank you to everyone who attended and contributed to our 7th Annual Charity Gala. With your generous support, we raised nearly $240,000 for babies and children in need of lifesaving heart surgery. On October 15th, dedicated donors joined with philanthropists and dignitaries for a fun-filled night at Essex House in New York City, celebrating and […]