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Welcome to the North Texas Chapter of PAMS (Peruvian American Medical Society). We are currently a handful of Peruvian physicians who have created this chapter to reach physicians and other professionals interested in improving medical care for the indigent in Peru. We are developing many new projects and hope to grow our chapter in the near future.

The North Texas Chapter of PAMS, Division of Peruvian American Medical Society Endownment Fund (PAMS EF)is a 501 (c)(3) non profit organization (EIN-38-2824781). http://www.pams.org

This Chapter was created to reach out to physicians and other professionals from North Texas interested in humanitarian activities in Peru. Since 2007, volunteers from North Texas have been involved in the care of over 1,400 patients and performed approximately 330 surgical procedures in poor areas of the country such as Ayacucho, Huancavelica, and Yantaló. Our volunteers have helped many patients, mainly children and young adults, undergo life changing and complicated reconstructive surgical procedures. In addition, we have supported orphanages in Ayacucho and Huancavelica. A bicycle donation program for children started in 2013 with the donation of bicycles to 34 orphan children in Huancavelica. The program continued in 2014 and 2015 with a donation of more than 100 bicycles to school children in Yantaló.

In 2016, members of the North Texas Division of PAMS EF will return on a Medical Mission to Yantalo, Perú, to provide free care in General Surgery, ENT, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, and Family Medicine-Pediatrics. We will provide education for nurses and other health care providers. We will also continue our bicycle donation program to school children.

If you are interested in joining our chapter or partnering with us on any of our upcoming projects, please contact us at the e-mail addresses below.

Pablo V. Uceda  MD pablovuceda@yahoo.com Pablo H. Anglas MD phanglas@hotmail.com



 

PRESIDENT

Dr. PABLO V UCEDA is a general and vascular surgeon who has practiced in Dallas, TX since 1998 and is currently a partner at DFW Vascular Group. He joined PAMS in 2006 and participated in the Ayacucho Mission in 2006. He has led a surgical team from north Texas to Ayacucho from 2007 to 2012, to Huancavelica in 2013, and Yantaló in 2014 and 2015. He will return to Yantaló on June 2016 with a surgical and medical team and non medical volunteers from North Texas.

 

VICE PRESIDENT

Dr. PABLO H ANGLAS is a pediatrician who currently practices in Dallas, Texas. He acts as Chairman of Pediatrics at Methodist Dallas Medical Center and works at "Mi Doctor", a group of clinics providing medical care for low-income hispanic children in the south Dallas area. 

 

SECRETARY 

Dr. CARLOS LAOS is a neonatologist who has practiced in Dallas, Texas since 1982. He is a member of a group of neonatologists that has provided excellent medical care to newborns of the Dallas-Fort Worth area for more than 25 years. He has strongly supported PAMS since its inception and has enthusiastically embraced the new Texas Chapter.



 




TREASURER

Dr. PEDRO H RAMIREZ is a Gynecologist with approximately 40 years of experience. He specializes in infertility, robotic minimally invasive surgery, microsurgery of the fallopian tubes. He currently pratices in North Richland Hills. He is a long member of PAMS and has supported medical missions to Perú. 





MEMBER AT LARGE
Dr. Carlos Pancorvo is a distinguished nephrologist in Dallas and is currently member of the Dallas Count Medical Society Board of Directors. He is also co-founder and Board member of North Texas Latin American Physicians Association. He has supported our chapter since 2009 and we are honored to have him in our Executive Committee.
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