Rotaplast team, La Oroya, Peru 2000
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Patients with families waiting for evaluation, La Oroya, Peru 2000
Patient Daimir, before repair of bilateral cleft lip, age 6 months, La Oroya, Peru 2000
Dr. Angelchik performing a cleft palate repair with Peruvian host surgeon assisting, Hospital Loayza, Lima, Peru 2001
Family with Rotaplast patient (front and center )at their home in the slums of Lima. They live in the one room woven structure in front of the brick buildings.
Daimir, Lima 2001, one year after bilateral cleft lip repair and just a few days after his cleft palate repair. The family traveled several hundred miles from the Andes region to find us for this procedure.
Doctor Angelchik with Rotaplast plastic surgeon Dr. Bob Demuth and our Peruvian colleagues in La Oroya, 2000
Peruvian Pre-Columbian pottery figure with representation of cleft lip. Peru has a high incidence of cleft deformities
The world's highest railroad crossing ( 16000 ft ) on Central Highway in Peru, on the way to La Oroya, 2000
Looking down on the lost city of Machu Picchu, sacred to the Incas, 2000