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   Since its independent in 1957, Ghana has struggled with poverty and outdated beliefs regarding illness which keep […]

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  July 2014 This week I attended the annual meeting of the American Orthopedic Society of Sports Medicine in Seattle, Washington. During that gathering of some of the most gifted and dedicated physicians in my specialty, I had the great pleasure and privilege to be invited to the group’s yearly Prayer Breakfast. Several years ago, […]

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Listen to us on 88.3fm The Saint WVCR.   My good friend, Jim Montgomery of Cardinal Health joined me for a meeting in Dallas.   Dr. Marotta meets with the Sisters of Mercy at The Institute for World Politics in Washington, D.C.From left: Sr.Mary Pat Garvin, Sr. Deb Troillett, Dr. M., Sr. Mary Mulholland and […]

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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