Ohana Stories

Ohana One attends the GMHC Medical Missions Conference

Ohana One attends the GMHC Medical Missions Conference

This eagerly awaited event in the medical and humanitarian world aims to extend much-needed healthcare services to those in regions where medical resources are scarce or entirely absent, particularly in low to middle-income countries (LMICs).

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Ohana One at the AI Med Conference

Ohana One at the AI Med Conference

June 5-7, 2023, Ohana One International Surgical Aid & Education had the privilege of being invited to AI Med Conference in San Diego as a guest nonprofit exhibitor.

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Ohana One presents at the GASOC Conference

Ohana One presents at the GASOC Conference

Ohana One was honored to be a Silver Sponsor at the prestigious Global Anaesthesia, Surgery and Obstetric Collaboration (GASOC) conference. This event, held at the Blavatnik School of Government,...

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Dr. Jafrul Hannan’s Journey

Dr. Jafrul Hannan’s Journey

Dr. Hannan's journey in Bangladesh is nothing short of remarkable, showcasing the incredible potential of the Surgical Sight Program to transform lives. In a nation where access to specialized...

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Partnership Spotlight: Neurokids

Partnership Spotlight: Neurokids

In mid-December, Neurokids surgeon Dr. Ben Warf, Director of Neonatal and Congenital Neurosurgery at Boston Children’s Hospital was at home, and used the Ohana One Surgical Sight Glasses to...

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2022 Surgical Sight Program In Review

2022 Surgical Sight Program In Review

Hospitals Ohana one introduced technology in 103 hospitalsAga Khan University HospitalAin Shams UniversityAl Basher Governmental HospitalALERT HospitalAliabad University HospitalArnold Palmer...

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Dr. Jennifer Bepple: Mentors Matter

Dr. Jennifer Bepple: Mentors Matter

By Dr. Jennifer Bepple Dr. Kurt McCammon has been the chairman at Eastern Virginia Medical School in the Department of Urology for almost 20 years. He epitomizes servant leadership, acting as not...

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Partner Organization Spotlights

Partner Organization Spotlights

Foundation for International Education in Neurological Surgery (FIENS) FIENS mission is to improve the care of individuals with neurological disease throughout the world by supporting education in...

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2022 Highlights

2022 Highlights

What a Year! We will give you a glimpse now because we just couldn’t wait to share some highlights with you. A full overview is coming in the 2022 Annual Report, so be sure to watch for it! Surgical...

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Dr. David Kulber: My Mentor Story

Dr. David Kulber: My Mentor Story

By David A. Kulber, MD, FACS In the song by the Talking Heads, “Once in a Lifetime,” David Byrne inflects, “You may ask yourself, how did I get here?” As I approach my 25th year in practice, no...

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Dr. Pramila Shakya: Healing Children in Nepal

Dr. Pramila Shakya: Healing Children in Nepal

Since childhood, Dr. Shakya had a dream of becoming a doctor. She chose reconstructive surgery because she finds it rewarding to witness immediate changes in patients. Dr. Shakya has been a part of...

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Helping at Home

Helping at Home

Ohana One partnered with MendingKids during their Hometown Mission to make a difference in the lives of children in the United States who are unable to access life-changing surgeries due to...

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4 Questions with Sharon Oreck

4 Questions with Sharon Oreck

What aspect of Ohana One are you most proud of?The Social justice aspect that is inherent in providing surgical access to under-resourced communities and countries, is by far, the element that most...

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Ohana One Mentorship

Ohana One Mentorship

Ohana One's Surgical Sight Smart Glass program is comprised of volunteer surgical mentors and mentees from all around the world. These passionate professionals donate their free time to share...

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Hope to Change the World

Hope to Change the World

“My hands grew to the size of soccer balls, and it felt like I was carrying around a heavy rock or a small baby,” Werkneh Ourga shares.

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Meet Adrian Ashkenazy

Meet Adrian Ashkenazy

Hi, my name is Adrian Ashkenazy. I am the current Vice President of the Ohana One Board of Directors. I view my role on the board as helping to provide the perspective of a non-medical professional...

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Manal’s Life-Changing Surgeries

Manal’s Life-Changing Surgeries

Manal was living in Syria with her family when a bombing left her with severe burns that covered her body, face, and hands. Her hands were so badly burned, they no longer resembled the hands she...

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Meet Dr. David Kulber

Meet Dr. David Kulber

Dr. David Kulber is a plastic and reconstructive surgeon and hand surgeon specialist at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Beverly Hills. He is also one of the co-founders of Ohana One and is the...

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Meet Kylie Tanabe

Meet Kylie Tanabe

Kylie Tanabe is a licensed Physician Assistant working with Dr. David Kulber, plastic and reconstructive surgeon and hand surgeon specialist at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Beverly Hills. She is...

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Thank You Mentor Surgeons

Thank You Mentor Surgeons

On behalf of Ohana One, we want to thank all the incredible surgeons in the Ohana One Surgical Sight Smart glass program for their passion, dedication, and commitment to closing the surgical gap,...

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We Need You

We Need You

Did you know that more than 5 billion people lack access to surgical care, especially in developing countries? In fact, according to a report from The Lancet Commission on Global Surgery,...

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Meet Megan

Meet Megan

New technology can be intimidating! Especially smart glasses, merged reality platforms, and virtual assistance software. Are you curious how Ohana One surgeons navigate through this complex and...

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Bringing it All Together: The Ohana One App

Bringing it All Together: The Ohana One App

Dr. Edward Ray is a Reconstructive Plastic Surgeon by day and Ohana One App Developer by night! He came to know Ohana One at the invitation of co-founder and current Vice-President of the Board of...

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Meet Ohana One’s Board President

Meet Ohana One’s Board President

Dr. Michele Dee’s philanthropic drive is reflected in her daily life. As a faculty member of the Cedars-Sinai Anesthesia Residency Program, Dr. Dee supports the learning of anesthesiology residents...

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