FACES Surgeons and Speech Therapist evaluated over 80 patients on Sunday, October 20th in Lambayeque, Peru. The full surgical team will return in January.

Lucy Castro of Hospital Belén welcomes families to Evaluation Day

Patient Evaluations

Drs. Tom Albert, Dana Smith and Allison Dobbie worked together to evaluate every patient that presented to the hospital with a cleft condition.

Together, they evaluated 83 patients!

Below are a few of the patients that came to Evaluation Day.

The first three are new patients. The others are returning for follow-up care.


Milagros, a long-time patient of FACES, helps with patient intakes. She is a strong advocate of Speech Therapy and Emotional Health.


Vision Screenings

As in years past, the local Lions Clubs teamed up with members of Lions Clubs from the Pacific Northwest. All week long, they organized vision campaigns and distributed thousands of reading glasses donated by the Oregon Lions Sight and Hearing Foundation. 

An incredible group of North and South American Lions Volunteers

International Cleft Conference

Global Smile Cleft Conference in Lima, with a focus on Surgical Techniques & Speech Therapy Delivery in different communities around the world.

FACES Team Members who attended include (from left to right) Kelly Jensen, Dr. Allison Dobbie, Angela Jensen, Hannah Sanford Keller, Dr. Dana Smith, and Dr. Tom Albert & Delia Delgado (not pictured)