June 16, 2008
Angel Locator: Stephanie Casey
Annapolis doctors help Romanian teen walk again
Dr. Harries and Dr. Jeff Gelfand are partners in the Helping Hands Foundation, which they formed to accomplish international humanitarian missions. During the past few years, these doctors have broughtseveral children with deformed hands from Romania and Bolivia to the United States, where the doctors perform humanitarian surgery and therapy not available in their home countries. They recently performed surgery on sixteen year old Andrei Tip, who suffers from Charcot-Marie-Tooth disorder and was losing his ability to walk.
Read the complete story by Wendi Winters for The Capital, June 10