Care and Treatment

Compassion Medicine is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization committed to ensuring that children from third-world countries needing life-saving or life-changing surgery for serious medical conditions receive the best care available. We partner with hospitals and healthcare professionals in the U.S. and other countries that provide some of the most advanced care in the world. The diseases and conditions treated are wide-ranging and diverse. Children receive not only the necessary medical, surgical, and rehabilitative care but also any necessary supportive care such as speech therapy, physical therapy, occupational therapy, and transitional care. Our goal is that the child become as functional and healthy as possible in order to live a happy, productive life.

Summary of Eligibility Criteria:
  • Children up to age 18 (exceptions considered on a case-by-case basis)
  • Medical condition that can either be corrected or treatment results in substantial improvement
  • Poor access to quality healthcare necessary to treat their medical condition
  • Lack of financial resources to pay for medical care
  • Children from developing third-world countries (non-U.S.)
Medical Conditions Treated:

Please note that the following list is not an all-inclusive list of medical conditions treated. For more information about a particular condition, please contact Compassion Medicine by clicking here.

  • Scoliosis
  • Clubfoot
  • Deformities (hand, foot, limb, other)
  • Leg length deficiencies
  • Prosthetics/Orthotics
  • Fracture complications
  • Spine conditions
  • Pain management/Physical therapy
Cleft Lip and Palate
  • Facial reconstructive surgery
  • Dental reconstructive surgery
  • Orthodontics
  • Speech therapy
Hearing Impairment
  • Ear Surgery
  • Hearing Aids
  • Hearing Therapy
Burn Care
  • Burns
  • Skin Grafting / Plastic Surgery
  • Pain Management
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Neuromuscular disorders
Eye Care
  • Cataracts
  • Glaucoma
  • Eye tumors
  • Problems with eyelids/eyebrows/eye orbit
  • Oculoplastic surgery
Plastic Surgery
  • Trauma
  • Scarring
Cancer Care / Hematologic Disorders
  • Brain Tumor
  • Leukemia/Lymphoma
  • Sickle Cell
  • Solid Tumors
  • Stem Cell / Bone Marrow Transplant


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