John F. Lovejoy Jr, MD, Honored with AAOS Humanitarian Award

Maureen Leahy

In 2010, 4 days after the devastating earthquake, John F. Lovejoy Jr, MD, and a team of surgeons and technicians arrived at Hôpital Sacré Coeur in Milot, Haiti, and began treating patients. They transformed the 73-bed hospital into a 500-bed MASH-like unit and performed more than 180 surgeries during the first week—most of them amputations.

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