Who We Are

We are a UK registered medical charity creating sustainable solutions for children in developing countries who have severe craniofacial defects. We do this by training local surgical teams, providing multidisciplinary surgical treatment, and donating necessary equipment.
Team of world-leading UK-based surgeons
A unique position in Vietnam

How the £1m Target Will Be Spent

Training 140 doctors over 5 years & performing 40,000 life-changing operations

28 doctors to be trained each year over 5 years.

Cumulative total of 40,000 surgeries.


Dr Nguyen Ngoc Vinh MD

CEO and Co-founder

Hong Ngoc General Hospital


• Waleed Haram

 • Tra Bich Nguyen

• Wayne Ingram

• Jeanette Schaberl

• Sophie Stephenson-Wright



• Bertie Portal

• Shari Royle

• Suki Waterhouse

• Michael Chan

• Sharon Gilshenan

• Alicia Newn

• Phong Phung

• Trang Tran

 • Ngoc Long Nguyen

• Hoang Le Thuy Duong

• James Newton


Our Medical Network


• Chris Abela, Consultant Craniofacial and Plastic Surgeon

• Gus (Ghassan) Alusi, Consultant Otolaryngologist, Head and Neck Surgeon

• Jeremy Antscherl, Consultant Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon

• Asim Bashir, Consultant Plastic Surgeon

• Florian Bast, ENT Consultant

• Nadiya Beck, Theatre Sister

• Anne Blyth, Consultant Anaesthetist

• Peter Brooks, Consultant Anaesthetist

• Alexandra Burke-Smith, Foundation Doctor

• Mark Catolico, Consultant in Paediatric and Adult Anaesthesia

• Linsey Christie, Anaesthesia and Intensive Care Medicine

• Peter Clarke, Consultant ENT Surgeon

• Jonathan Collier, Consultant Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon

• Lucy Davenport-Jones, Consultant Orthodontist

• Simon Eccles, Consultant Craniofacial Plastic Surgeon

• Daniel Ezra, Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon

• Brian Fu, Registrar Plastic Surgeon

• Paul Gerarchi, ENT and Facial Plastic Surgeon

• Sri Gore, Ocuplastics Fellow

• Will Grant, Consultant ENT Surgeon

• Anish Gupta, Consultant Anaesthetist

• Nadine Hachach-Haram, Craniofacial Fellow

• Jahrad Haq, Senior Fellow in Craniofacial Surgery

• Colin Haylock, Maxillofacial Prosthetist

• Sarah Jones, Consultant Head and Neck Maxillofacial Prosthetist

• Naresh Joshi, Consultant Oculoplastic Surgeon

• Niall Kirkpatrick, Consultant Craniofacial Plastic Surgeon*

• Orla Lacey, Consultant Anaesthetist

• Corina Lee, Consultant Anaesthetist

 • Jorge Leon-Villapalos, Consultant Plastic Surgeon, Burns Consultant General


 • Mary Lo, Consultant Orthodontics and Craniofacial Surgeon

• Levan Makalanda, Consultant Neuroradiologist

• Mehmet Manisali, Consultant Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon

• Rajesh Mehta, Consultant Anaesthetist

• Saahil Mehta, Trainee Plastic Surgeon

• Sophie Mulligan, Theatre Nurse

• Eimear Murphy, Plastic Lead Nurse Specialist

• Nhathien Nguyen-Lu, Consultant Anaesthetist

• Craig Nightingale, Core Surgical Trainee

• Bernard Norman, Consultant Anaesthetist

• Juling Ong, Consultant Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon Great Ormond Street Hospital

• David Peterson, Consultant Neurologist

• Kasi Ramanathan, Consultant Anaesthetist

• Tim Rees, General Practitioner




• Polly Richards, Consultant Neuroradiologist

• Robin Richards, Anatomical Modelling

• Amir Sadri, Registrar Plastic Surgeon

• Konal Saha, Consultant Ophthalmologist and Oculoplastic Surgeon

• Richard Scawn, Consultant Oculoplastic and Ophthalmic Surgeon

• Sophia Shah, Consultant Orthodontist

• Ben Thomas, Consultant in Pain Medicine

• Norma Timoney, Consultant Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon

• Kevin Tsang, Consultant Neurosurgeon

• Patrick Ward, Consultant Anaesthetist

• Helen Witherow, Consultant Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon

• Simon Woodruff, Consultant Ophthalmologist

• Michael Williams, Maxillofacial Technician

• Richard Young, Consultant Craniofacial Plastic Surgeon


• Nguyen Hong Ha, PhD, MD, Consultant Plastic Surgeon

• Do Thi Ngọc Linh, MD, Consultant Plastic Surgeon

• Vu Trung Truc, MD, Consultant Plastic Surgeon

• Bui Mai Anh, MD, Consultant Plastic Surgeon

• Dr Dang Van Duy,  Consultant Plastic Surgeon

• Dao Van Giang, MD, Consultant Plastic Surgeon

• Dao Thi Kim Dung, MD, Anaesthetist

• Do Quang Hung, MD, Plastic Surgeon


• Hoang Ba Dung, MD, Plastic Surgeon

• Tran Thi Thanh Huyen, MD, Consultant Plastic Surgeon

• Le Diep Linh, Maxillofacial Doctor

• Ngo Man Dinh, Anaesthetist

• Nguyen Thi Thu Hang, MD, Consultant Plastic Surgeon

• Tran Xuan Thach, MD, Plastic Surgeon

• To Tuan Linh, MD, Plastic Surgeon

• Nguyen Thi Huong Giang, MD, Plastic Surgeon

• Tran Ngoc Van,  MD, Plastic Surgeon, BDS

• Nguyet Viet Anh, MD, BDS

• Ngo Hai Son, MD, Plastic Surgeon

• Dr Bui Tuan Anh,  ENT Doctor

• Dr Nguyen Thi Thu Ba, Anaesthetist

• Dr Nguyen Van Tuan, Anaesthetist

• Tran Thi Van Anh,  Head Nurse

• Trinh Thi Mai, Plastics Nurse

• Chu Thi Thanh Tan, Plastics Nurse

• Pham Cong Quyen, Plastics Nurse

• Pham Van Manh, Plastics Nurse

• Phan Thi Ngan, Plastics Nurse

• Nguyen Thi Bao Ngoc, Plastics Nurse


• Nguyen Ngan Giang, Plastics Nurse, Theatre Sister

• Pham To Quyen, Plastics Nurse

• Hoang Thi Thu Hong, Plastics Nurse

• Tran Viet Thang, Plastics Nurse

• Trinh Thu Thuy, Plastics Nurse

• Nguyen Kieu Linh, Plastics Nurse

• Van Anh Tran Thi, Head of Nursing

• Dr Nguyen Nguyet Nha, Plastic Surgeon

• Dr Nguyen Manh Tan, Dentomaxillofacial  Doctor

• Dr Nguyen Huu Lanh, Anaesthetist


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