NEWS & Events
Globes Gift Bags Help Small Wonders Make Miracles
August 30, 2014
The auction helped raise more than $12,000, money which will go toward helping pay for surgeries to correct congenital defects of children whose parents cannot afford the procedures or are denied by insurance companies.
Local Surgeon Helping Little Girl From Philippines with Life-Changing Surgery: By Kim Baldonado
November 24, 2011
A remarkable and uplifting story about 4-year-old Caly Dimalanta, from the Philippines, who will have a life-changing surgery thanks to Dr. John Reinisch.
YOUNG GYMNAST GETS GIFT OF HEARING: By Suzan Filipek
December 31, 2010
After a second operation that lasted close to 10 hours, Diego Neumaier Ortiz can hear, clearly, for the first time in his 13 years, thanks to a Hancock Park surgeon. A first operation last June was such a success the world-class teen gymnast was able to return to the stadium and win five medals and qualify for the nationals in his home country, Mexico.
Diego Neumaier Ortiz- AQUI Y AHORA Univision
December 23, 2010
El caso de Diego Neumaier Ortiz un luchador incanzable por su salud y la gimnasia.
(The case of Diego Neumaier Ortiz, a tireless fighter for his health and gymnastics)
Complicated, multi-step surgery allows boy to hear: By Carolyn Johnson
Saturday, December 04, 2010
Two surgeons partner to perform a first-of-its-kind surgical procedure to change the life of a 12-year-old boy from Mexico. Diego Neumaier Ortiz was born without ears, but thanks to the generosity of a neurotologist, a plastic surgeon, and some compassionate donors, the young man now has what he's always wanted.
Mexican Boy Receives Miracle Ears
October 6, 2010 4:32 PM
Bill Whitaker reports on the story of a Mexico boy, Diego Neumaier Ortiz, born with a rare birth defect that left both ears undeveloped, and the American doctor who made his dream a reality.