Local medical group bound for Haiti

By Michael Addison - email

LAKE CHARLES, LA (KPLC) - Christus St. Patrick Hospital is sending a medical team to Haiti to assist in their relief efforts.

The team includes surgeons from a wide range of medical specialties, registered nurses and spiritual care providers.

Those going include Irene Trzupek, Melanie Gentry, Molly Hagen and Karen Carr. They will be part of a 20-member team and that will bring medical supplies to Port-au-Prince to provide clinical and spiritual care.

They leave Saturday, February 20 and return on Saturday, February 27.

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