Specialist surgeon to visit Saipan

7:21 am on 10 March 2015

A specialist surgeon will be flying to Saipan for cleft lip surgery procedures for children.

Saipan airport, CNMI

Saipan airport, CNMI Photo: Free google search image

Dr William Hoffman, a plastic surgeon from California, will be on Saipan next month to operate on children with cleft lips.

Dr Hoffman will be funded by the Larry L. Hillblom Foundation.

The Hillblom Foundation earlier provided funding for two resident doctors from the University of California in San Francisco to train CNMI doctors

The two doctors will complete the teaching this month.