Medical Procedures

Del Mar teen aids medical procedures in underprivileged city

Del Mar teen aids medical procedures in underprivileged city

A Del Mar teen is gearing up for a future in the medical field and helping transform lives by volunteering in an underprivileged country.

Reese Ger-Herscott, 16, a junior at Francis Parker School has visited El Fuerte in Sinaloa, Mexico three times over the last year to help her grandfather, an orthopedic surgeon, with procedures on their limbs. They have gone on the trips as volunteers of LIGA International, Flying Doctors of Mercy, which provides medical and dental care for the people of El Fuerte.

Following her most recent trip to the Mexican city, which took place at the end of October, Reese shared why the organization is important to her and details about the type of...

63°