4th Neurological Mission 2012

08 April - 12 April

We evaluated a total of 245 patients with neurological complaints. Most of the patients were from urban and rural areas of the Napo Province.  Of the total number of patients evaluated, 129 had epilepsy, 54% were under 14 years old. A total of 37 EEGs were performed, as well as 92 CT scans. Medications were available continuously free of charge in the local hospital pharmacy, supplied by the Ministry of Health of Ecuador.

Team of Volunteers

  • Patricio Sebastian Espinosa, MD, MPH-North Oaks Neurology, LA
  • Dominic Fee, MD-Univ. Kentucky
  • Karin Swartz, MD-Univ. Kentucky
  • Franca Cambi, MD-Univ. Kentucky
  • Joshua Klein, MD, BWH
  • Sarah Wahlster, MD, BWH
  • Jennifer Lyons, MD-BWH
  • Lacey Norwood, EEG Tech, North Oaks , LA
  • Yaira Garzon, MD MSHS, CCRC, Logistics, INternational Neurololgy, ECR
  • Esteban Ortiz, MD-Ecuador
  • Denise Dvorques, MD-Ecuador
  • Saad Yazdani, College Student
  • Dr. Ines Fernandez- Hospital Velasco Ibarra Tena Ecuador
  • Yaira Espinosa, Kids Room
  • Nicole Falcone -Pedihabilidad –Hospital Velasco Ibarra Tena Ecuador
  • Alexandra Cadena -Pedihabilidad –Hospital Velasco Ibarra Tena Ecuador
  • Viviana Briones-Registration- Hospital Velasco Ibarra Tena Ecuador
  • Hospital Residents
  • Hospital Nurses-Tena, Ecuador