Ribana, 6 years old, had a repair of her perforated ear drum. All of the children who had surgery received a stuffed animal to assist in their recovery.
These four boys all had their tonsils and adenoids removed. During their recovery after surgery, they enjoyed all of the ice cream they received and were soon back to playing soccer.
These are the seven patients who were selected to receive solar powered hearing aids. Many of them are now hearing for the first time ever.
Wendy, Claudia, and Pedro enjoying a big hug from Dr. Gross.
Prospective surgery patients waiting outside the clinic.
Cindy and the staff announcing which patients have been selected for surgery.
The patients that will be seen by the July surgery team.
Patients waiting to get checked in.
Dr. Chuck Fletcher (left) and Dr. Townsend Cooper.
Joe Duffy getting ready for a case with Wilbur Daniels looking on.
(left to right in foreground) Juanita Culver, Dr. Chuck Fletcher, and Dr. David Shonka in surgery. Dr. Ting, the anesthesiologist, watches from behind Dr. Fletcher.
Dr. Chuck Fletcher and Sandy Hayes assisting Dr. Gross (seated to the left of Sandy) in surgery.
Dr. Robert Carey (left) with his son, Robert Josiah.
Carlos talking with Dr. Gross before his surgery with Dr. Ruth Turner looking on.
Joe Duffy and Dr. Carl Lynch take a patient to the operating room.
Dr. Gross and Dr. Fletcher watch the monitor during endoscopic surgery.
Kitty Gross with three patients after surgery.
Ivonne Gilmer and Dr. Paul Ting take Carlos, one of the Mission of Hope staff, into surgery.
Dr. Bill Gross reassures Maria (8 years old) and her father before surgery.
(left to right) Nance Stamper, Georgia Brinkman, and Terri Elzinga help with the hospital laundry.
Samuel (9 years old) going home after a successful surgery to remove his tonsils and adenoids.
Eunice being fitted for her hearing aid by Dr. Gross with Kathryn Fulp translating.