See Us in Action

Mar 01, 2017

Operation Walk Chicago in Recife, Brazil

Emotional farewell from our dear patients, hospital staff and volunteers at Dom Helder Hospital in Recife, Brazil.

https://vimeo.com/204994335

Jan 19, 2017

UOL 20 anos

Operation Walk Chicago will perform free surgeries at the Dom Helder Camara Hospital

An origin story of our trip to Recife, Brazil.

http://bit.ly/2j2QFdm

Jan 21, 2017

G1 Pernambuco

A joint effort to perform hip surgeries for free in 40 PE patients

A short news segment on our work in Recife, Brazil. [In Portuguese]

http://glo.bo/2jqUULL

Jan 21, 2017

JC News

Operation Walk performs free surgeries at Dom Helder Hospital

A heartwarming account of our time in Recife, Brazil by a local newspaper.

http://bit.ly/2j7E5Ew

May 14, 2015

Chicago Tribune

Chicago-area Doctors aid victims of Earthquakes in Nepal

http://my.chicagotribune.com/#section/-1/article/p2p-83535019/

May 13, 2015

Chicago Tonight/WTTW-11

Local Doctor on Treating Earthquake Victims in Nepal

Just back from Nepal yesterday, we speak with a local doctor who was in Nepal providing knee and hip replacements. We get the latest from her on the unfolding humanitarian crisis. Joining us is orthopedic surgeon Victoria Brander.

http://chicagotonight.wttw.com/2015/05/13/local-doctor-treating-earthquake-victims-nepal

May 13, 2015

ABC 7 Eyewitness News

OPERATION WALK CHICAGO DOCTORS TREAT NEPAL EARTHQUAKE VICTIMS OUTSIDE KATHMANDU

Dr. Victoria Brander, a physical rehabilitation physician at Northshore Orthopaedic Institute, recently returned from Nepal, where she treated earthquake victims.

http://abc7chicago.com/health/chicago-doctor-treats-nepal-earthquake-victims-outside-kathmandu/719198/

Sep 21, 2012

Chicago Tribune

Walk-off victories

Local team repairing joints for free helps abused, crippled Nepalese victim of human trafficking back to her feet; case shines a light on plight of slaves worldwide

http://articles.chicagotribune.com/2012-09-21/news/ct-met-healing-journey-20120921_1_katmandu-return-home-joints

Mar 23, 2011

WTTW Chicago Tonight

Operation Walk

A local group of physicians, who volunteer their time to do free joint replacement surgeries in poor countries around the world, have now brought the program home to Chicago. Elizabeth Brackett reports.

http://chicagotonight.wttw.com/2011/03/23/operation-walk

Aug 02, 2011

Chicago Tribune

Operation Walk Chicago helps needy afford restorative procedures

Chicago surgeons try to fill gap in joint replacements

http://earlsview.com/2011/08/02/operation-walk-chicago-helps-needy-afford-restorative-procedures

Aug 20, 2007

Health and Fitness Times

Walking on Sunshine

Chicago surgeons try to fill gap in joint replacements

http://healthandfitnesstimes.com/showcontent.php?id=58

Aug 31, 2007

Office of Governor Pat Quinn

Operation Walk | Lt. Governor Pat Quinn – Standing Up for Illinois

On Thursday, August 23, 2007, Lt. Governor Pat Quinn will join with a volunteer medical team from Illinois that will be traveling to Ecuador in November on a medical mission to perform 45 knee replacements on impoverished patients who otherwise could not afford joint replacement surgery.

http://www.standingupforillinois.org/story_main.php?id=127

Mar 25, 2008

EVA Newsletter

Ecuadorian Volunteers Association Newsletter

http://operationwalkchicago.com/downloads/newsletters/EVA%20Newsletter%2025%20March%202008.pdf

Dec 24, 2007

EVA Newsletter

Ecuadorian Volunteers Association Newsletter

http://operationwalkchicago.com/downloads/newsletters/EVA%20Newsletter%2024%20December%202007.pdf

Mar 20, 2006

EVA Newsletter

Ecuadorian Volunteers Association Newsletter

http://operationwalkchicago.com/downloads/newsletters/EVA%20Newsletter%2020%20December%202006.pdf

Aug 09, 2006

Press Release

Chicago Surgeons to Perform Over 80 Surgeries in China

Northwestern Physicians to bring life-changing hip and knee replacements to the disabled

http://operationwalkchicago.com/downloads/2006%20press%20release.doc

Oct 12, 2006

West China School of Medicine

Operation Walk at West China Hospital of Sichuan University

http://www.cd120.com/yejun/upload/web/eng/ReadNews.asp?NewsID=119&BigClassID=2&SmallClassID=23&SpecialID=0/

Nov 06, 2006

China Press

China News Article

http://operationwalkchicago.com/downloads/2006ChinaPress.pdf

Dec 31, 2005

Press Release

Northwestern Physicians to bring life-changing hip and knee replacements to Central China

60 Joint Replacements in one Grueling and Inspiring week

http://operationwalkchicago.com/downloads/Operation%20Walk%20release.doc

May 31, 2005

Northwestern University

Arthritis Sufferers in China to Get Western Help

http://mesh.medill.northwestern.edu/mnschicago/archives/2005/05/hipknee_this_su.html

Aug 14, 2005

China Press

China News Article

http://operationwalkchicago.com/downloads/2005ChinaPress.pdf