Faces of Tomorrow’s mission is to provide medical and surgical services to children with facial deformities around the world. We are culturally responsive and compassionate to the patients, their families, and the communities in which the mission serves.
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When he was still in medical school, Brian Rubinstein, M.D., imagined he’d become a general otolaryngologist, or head and neck surgeon.
Professionals from Auburn to Oakland fix cleft palates in developing countries Auburn Journal - Friday, March 28, 2014 auburnjournal.com
It could be easy to forget that in many parts of the world, health care is not a political issue but a humanitarian one. It’s a fact that 35 or so health care prof...
LEGAZPI CITY, Albay – Faces of Tomorrow (FOT), a group of American medical practitioners, held a five-day mission at the Bicol Regional Training and Teaching Hospital (BRTTH), here.
Dr. Brian Rubinstein, FOT director, said 57 kids, the youngest being 18 months old, benefited from the corrective and s...
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Dr. Brian Rubinstein, FOT director, said 57 kids, the youngest being 18 months old, benefited from the corrective and surgical measures undertaken by his team. Children born with cleft lip and palate abound in Bicol. Composed of volunteer surgeons, doctors, nurses, and other medical practitioners, FOT conducted 43 cleft lip operations and 14 cleft palate facial surgeries on patients who came from different parts of the region.Read More: US Docs Bring Smiles to Bicol Children
She has three siblings, and her favorite thing to do is to help her mother with household chores. She enjoys school and hopes to become a science teacher someday.Read More: Ella Mae - Tears of Happiness
Before leaving on this mission I was told that I would likely bond with at least one special child … and that turned out to be so true! My special connection was with a 14-year-old girl named Geneviv.
I first saw her during patient screening – a thin girl whose cleft lip was twisted in a way that exposed her front teeth.
Whenever I saw her she kept her head down, avoiding eye contact and even more the camera.Read More: Geneviv - Ready for the World
Ten-year-old Junior has already seen a great deal of trouble in his young life. His mother died when he was three months old, and he's being raised by his maternal grandmother and an aunt. His older brother by two years suffers from seizures, and his oldest brother died at the age of 14. Junior's father is in his life as much as possible, but he's away from home most of the time working on the family's rice and sugar cane farm. To add to their problems, their home burned down just a few days before the FOT mission began.Read More: "Junior" Isorena - aka Superman!