This is the second part of a two-part series of audio slide shows a recent trip to Haiti that Colorado Springs-based Orthopedic Surgeon Rick Meinig organized to help treat severe injuries in Port au Prince after the January 12 earthquake. To watch Part 1 and to learn more about it, click HERE.

DISCLAIMER: SOME OF THE IMAGES OF INJURIES IN THIS SLIDE SHOW ARE INCREDIBLY GRAPHIC AND SOME VIEWERS MAY FIND THEM DISTURBING. We present them here because we believe they illustrate both the importance of the life-saving work that Meinig and his team performed and the incredible humanity of the Haitians they treated. If you would like to listen to the AUDIO ONLY, click the green play button on this streaming player above the slide show.

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To donate to Jim Smith’s Heath 4 Haiti, you can click HERE.

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6 Responses to A Surgeon’s Journey in Haiti, Part 2

  1. Nancy Wilsted says:

    Thanks for this story, and thank you to Rick’s entire team.

  2. Mary Rodas says:

    Hi Noel,

    This two part series is stunning. Thank-you for publishing this team’s generous gift. I’m also glad to know about a local fund (Jim Smith) that is accepting donations.


  3. Pat (RD)and Cliff Gordon(RN) says:

    Oh my God. I have watched the news and Dr. Sanjay Gupta. They don’t tell it like it really is in the trenches. Thank you and God Bless you. You and Dr. Jim are in our prayers and pockets too. :)

  4. […] will walk us through images of some of the remarkable surgeries he and his team performed.Click HERE for Part 2.(Thanks so much for your feedback in the comments below or by email: […]


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