Pediatrician Joins Clinic Team

Limón, Nicaragua, April 05, 2013 --( A new face was recently added to the Roberto Clemente health team. Dr. Mario José Toruño Quiroz will act as the clinic’s in-house pediatrician. The community is honored to welcome Dr. Toruño and proud to acknowledge this addition as the completion of a distinguished, full medical staff working 24/7 to meet the needs of the Limón community.

Dr. Toruño graduated from the Universidad Nacional Autónoma in the city of León and received his degree in pediatric surgery from the Hospital la Mascota in Managua. He has previously worked at UNAM in the towns of León and Managua. He most recently acted as Director of Pediatric Surgery in the Clínica Medica Previsional in Rivas.

He currently comes to the clinic every Thursday to see between 15 to 25 patients, from newborn to adolescents. He also assists with the needs of regular patients when Dr. Flores is very busy. In 2013 the staff is expecting a doubling of the amount of patients and anticipating a possible second day addition during the week when Dr. Toruño will assist the clinic.

The clinic provides low cost preventative care, emergency services, dental care and laboratory service to the underserved in the area. Additionally, the staff works hard to build networks by bringing foreign students and medical professionals to Nicaragua and partner with other NGOs locally and internationally.

For more information, please call Juan Muñoz at: 410-777-8626.

To make a donation, current and future donors are encouraged to visit this link:
The Roberto Clemente Health Clinic
Juan Munoz
Nicaragua Phone: 8675-0100 (Spanish only)