6th Neurological Mission 2014

28 July - 01 August

We evaluated a total of 115 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, 104 had epilepsy, 51% were under 12 years old. A total of 40 EEGs were performed, as well as 10+ CT scans. Medications were available continuously free of charge in the local hospital pharmacy.

Volunteer Team

  • Dr. Sebastian Espinosa, North Oaks Hospital,LA
  • Dr. Kevin Shapiro, USF-CA
  • Dr. Stephen Ryan, University of Kentucky
  • Dr. Daniel Correa, Dwight D. Eisenhower Army Medical Center, Fort Gordon, Georgia
  • Dr. Esteban Ortiz –Ecuador
  • Dr. Esteban Bonilla-Ecuador
  • Dra. Elisa Jacome-Ecuador
  • Andres Salom, EEG Tech-BWH
  • Dr. Oscar Pacheco-BWH
  • Dr. Ines Fernandez- Hospital Velasco Ibarra Tena Ecuador
  • Dr. Yaira Garzon-USA
  • Yaira Espinosa-Elemetary student-USA
  • Melanie Cabezas-University of Florida
  • Holly Pobolish-North Oaks Neurology, LA
  • Camila Burbano, Ecuadorian Medical Student-Ecuador
  • Sebastian Espinosa, High School student-USA
  • Mariana de Garzon-Ecuador
  • Alexandra Cadena -Pediahabilidad –Hospital Velasco Ibarra Tena Ecuador
  • Viviana Briones-Registration- Hospital Velasco Ibarra Tena Ecuador
  • Hospital Residents
  • Hospital Nurses-Tena, Ecuador