Local Facial Plastic Surgeon Manoj T. Abraham, MD, FACS to Lead Medical Mission to Ukraine
Poughkeepsie, NY – During September, double board certified local Facial Plastic Surgeon Manoj T. Abraham, M.D., F.A.C.S. will lead a medical mission to war-ravaged Ukraine to treat patients with facial injuries. As the current national Chair of the Facial Plastic Surgery Academy's FACE TO FACE humanitarian program, Dr. Abraham leads a team of 16 medical specialists sponsored by the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (AAFPRS). This ten-day mission scheduled for mid-September to a hospital located close to the Polish border is keeping the exact dates and location undisclosed to protect the safety and security of the team. Critical supplies, medication and equipment have been donated or purchased through fundraising for the FACE TO FACE trip to the Ukraine.
“Everyone understands the devastation that is ongoing in Ukraine, and we are all eager to help alleviate the suffering in any way that we can. I have been impressed how everyone on our team is willing to give up their personal time, energy, and resources to take this risk and partner with colleagues in Ukraine to help those on the ground,” said Dr. Abraham.
Dr. Abraham has had extensive experience in organizing and conducting numerous other medical trips around the world including those made to Colombia, Peru, Ethiopia, India, and multiple other international sites. On this trip, the team will be providing complex state-of-the art reconstruction including microvascular free flap tissue transplants and 3-D custom-made patient specific implants to treat devastating facial injuries.
The American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery is the world’s largest specialty association for facial plastic surgery. It represents more than 2,200 facial plastic and reconstructive surgeons throughout the world.
Dr. Abraham has been repeatedly named by Castle Connolly to Hudson Valley Magazine's Top Doctor's List for his expertise in Facial Plastic Reconstructive and Laser Surgery, Botox Therapy, Rhinoplasty and Facial Rejuvenation. Dr. Abraham's practice Facial Plastic Reconstructive & Laser Surgery, PLLC is located at 82 N. Water Street in the Poughkeepsie Waterfront adjacent to the train station. His office features a world-class team representing a full complement of plastic surgery specialties (face, body and eye) as well as a full-service Medispa, and a fully accredited operating suite. Dr. Abraham is on faculty at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mt. Sinai and at the New York Medical College in Westchester, and trains residents and fellows in advanced facial plastic surgery techniques. For more information, please visit NYfaceMD.com
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