The TORCH/WALC for Orthopedic Surgery

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Ghana, like many developing countries, desperately needs a lasting medical presence that will address health problems for the long haul.  The TORCH/WALC Orthopedic Center will be that presence in Ghana.  Click here to watch a short video about the TORCH/WALC Orthopedic Center.   Since its independent in 1957, Ghana has struggled with poverty and outdated beliefs regarding illness which keep […]

Executive Director

Dr. Marotta at GACD

 Medicus Christi Italy It is with great pleasure that I announce the start of the first international branch of our nonprofit organization. After many months of conversation with my medical colleagues in Rome along with the cooperation of the Catholic Church in Italy, Medicus Christi Italy will soon be joining Medicus Christi, Ltd. in its […]



The current Ebola crisis in West Africa is undermining the very existence of the fragile societies it has invaded. The people, churches and governments of the region have reached out to Medicus Christi to ask for assistance in their struggle to deal with the current crisis and future healthcare emergencies. Our BREAK EBOLA campaign is […]

Who Is Medicus Christi?

Joe_Marotta_OR_3Several years ago, Dr. Joseph Marotta, an orthopedic surgeon from upstate New York became inspired to share his knowledge and skills with the needy peoples of Africa. With the help and guidance of his local pastor and the support of Cardinal Peter Turkson of Ghana now at the Vatican, the idea that would become Medicus Christi (MC) was born.  Learn More



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