Our Missions

Our Mission Statement Hands Across the World’s mission is to help countries in need provide the best possible plastic and reconstructive surgical outcomes through collaborative efforts in patient care, research, and education. Our Missions Hands Across the World finds its origins in the Division of Plastic Surgery at the University...

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Videos Videos This video clip moment was captured by a volunteer’s iPhone. It shows an infant receiving his first bottle after cleft lip surgery. Prior to this, he had only been able to be fed via an eyedropper. He can’t drink this milk down quickly enough!

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In the loving memory of

Dr. Stephen Pap

Cofounder, Plastic and Hand Surgeon 9/29/1963 – 3/12/2013

Dr. Pap died at the age of 49 from ALS. Hands Across the World remembers his dedicated work and love of his charity.