Blog Posts in 2008

  • Cruising for a Cure - Yacht Ride for Cancer Research

    About 100 ride on the yacht, Endeavor, Sunday to raise money for cancer research. It was just 40 days ago that Martha Natividad lost her 5-year battle with stomach cancer. But her loved ones were determined Sunday to not let their grief stand in the way of paying tribute to her life by joining the American Cancer Society’s second annual Cruise for a Cure. “We’re a really big family who loves each ...
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  • The Art of Altruism

    Selfless acts not only create a solid reputation among patients, they make life-altering differences for those unable to afford corrective surgery Nichter performs a comprehensive consultation, which is essential in ensuring a successful outcome It costs more than $40,000 each time Larry S. Nichter, MD, MS, FACS, flies to a third world country to devote as much as 3 weeks to teaching physicians ...
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  • Lights! Camera! Action!

    Time Is Donated By Those Who Simply Want To Help Other Human Beings Last year Dr. Larry Nichter was in Denver, CO to attend the 20th Annual Denver International Film Festival. Interplast International, Inc., a nonprofit organization was featured in a thirty-minute documentary titled “A Story of Healing.” Interplast sends volunteer medical teams to developing nations to provide free reconstructive ...
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  • Finding A Doctor's Choice Doctor

    GUIDE: AMA MEMBERS ASKED TO LIST PHYSICIANS THEY WOULD PICK TO TREAT THEIR OWN FAMILIES. Finding a doctor you feel you can trust can be more daunting than some medical procedures. So the Washington, D.C.-based Center for the Study of Services asked some 260,000 American Medical Association members from across the country what doctors they would send their loved ones to if they fell ill. AMA ...
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  • Interplast's A Story of Healing Wins Academy Award

    On January 3, 1997, an Interplast team led by plastic surgeon Larry Nichter left for An Giang, Vietnam, a remote province in the Mekong Delta. Accompanying the team was a film crew from Denver-based Dewey-Obenchain Films whose assignment was to make a documentary about Interplast’s work in Vietnam. A little over a year later, the film, A Story of Healing, won the Oscar for “Best Documentary Short ...
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  • Pam Before and After

    Pam Before and After before and after with makeup before and after without makeup
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