Dr. Dan Ivankovich, Bone Squad, & Bazelais Suy's Recovery

Orthopedic trauma surgeon, spine specialist, and humanitarian, Dr. Dan Ivankovich traveled to Port-au-Prince, Haiti in the days following the nation's devastating earthquake on January 12. Dr. Ivankovich brought back two patients to Chicago, including Bazelais Suy, a 28 year old computer science major with severe spinal cord injury, rendering him unable to walk. Haitian Congress board members Ketlie Acacia and Lynne Toussaint set up a support group to help the patients in their transition and stay in Chicago at Northwestern University's Rehabilitation Institute. Read about Bazelais inspiring road to recovery and his return home to Haiti.  

Nominate Dr. Ivankovich for a CNN Hero 2010 Award! 

Dr. Dan Ivankovich & Haitian Congress Support Group For Earthquake Patients in Chicago. Haitian Congress Blog.

Bazelais Suy: The Unassuming Hero. Bone Squad Blog, July 6, 2010

Once nearly broken, Haitian earthquake survivor ready to give back. Chicago Tribune, July 5th 2010

Haitian Quake Survivor Recovers From Spinal Injury: Dr. Dan Ivankovich Brought Suy To Chicago After Quake For Treatment. CBS 2 Chicago, June 29, 2010

Local Doctor Brings Patients From Haiti To Chicago: 

Orthopedic Surgeon Dr. Daniel Ivankovich Spent The Last Week In Haiti. 

CBS 2 Chicago, Jan 28, 2010

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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