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A Lifetime of Dedication and Commitment

Haga clic aquí para la traducción al español In 1983, Dr. Ernest D. Cronin, then Chief of Plastic Surgery Service at CHRISTUS St. Joseph’s Hospital, was invited by the government of Honduras to evaluate and treat patients with cleft lip and palate deformities. The first team consisted of Drs. Ernest and Thomas Cronin, two senior plastic…

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This Mission Is Personal

Traducción al español a continuación For Dr. Linda Magill, the mission of CHRISTUS Operation San José is close to home. Since 1983, CHRISTUS Operation San José has performed over 1,500 craniofacial and cleft palate surgeries on children in Latin America.  Growing up in Houston, Magill had a younger brother who was born with a congenital cleft…

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Bringing A Smile To The Children Of Chihuahua

Traducción al español a continuación For patients like Juan Carlos, CHRISTUS Operation San José is an unexpected blessing. For over 38 years, CHRISTUS Operation San José has performed craniofacial and cleft palate surgeries on children in Latin America.  In March 2020, nineteen medical personnel spent seven days in Chihuahua, Mexico with CHRISTUS Operation San José. Lead…

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Medical Mission to Mexico Puts Focus on Restoring Hope

Doctor checks on infant patient

On February 23, 2019, 22 volunteer medical specialists embarked on a medical mission, with Operation San Jose, travelling to Monterrey, Mexico to help children and their families find hope in their smiles. The volunteers saw more than 100 children under the age of 18. The children all suffered from various degrees of cleft palate and…

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