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SUNY Downstate Medical Center

Department of Orthopaedic Surgery & Rehabilitation Medicine

Nicaragua Medical Missionary Trip

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In March of 2009 two current department members and an alumnus of the residency program traveled to Managua, Nicaragua to perform advanced scoliosis surgery. The trip was covered in La Prensa, the daily newspaper for Nicaragua - click here for article.


Carl Paulino, MD
Assistant Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery


Angel Macagno, MD
Resident, Class of 2013, Orthopaedic Surgery


Michael O'Brien, MD
Orthopaedic Spine Surgeon, Miami Children's Hospital
SUNY Downstate College of Medicine Class of 1987
SUNY Downstate Orthopaedic Surgery Residency Program Class of 1992