Press Release: Charity Surgery by Facing the World and Hong Ngoc Hospital October 2018



Hong Ngoc, 10 October 2018 – Hong Ngoc General Hospital

From 15 October to 19 October, Hong Ngoc General Hospital is cooperating with Facing the World (FTW) – UK-registered charity to host the charity surgery program, offering examination and surgery for children who have maxillofacial and oral deformities. In addition, medical workshops focusing on orthognathic surgery will be guided by FTW experts during this mission.

Accordingly, after clinical examination, severe disfigured children will be selected to operate on the basis of their situation. These free surgeries would be a great chance for them to improve their impaired appearance, thereby getting more confidence to integrate in the community.

Event information:

Time: 15 October to 19 October 2018

Place: Hong Ngoc General Hospital – 55 Yen Ninh, Ba Dinh, Hanoi


15 October: applicants with completed documents will be examined at Hong Ngoc General Hospital. The children who meets all necessary requirement will be selected for surgery. The surgery will then be performed in the next days. After-operation care for these patients (1 to 2 months) is supported by Hong Ngoc General Hospital.

The schedule of 3 workshops led by Facing the World experts is as follow:

16 October: “Orthodontic planning/ preparation in Orthognathic surgery” workshop by Dr. Lucy Davenport.

17 October: “Surgical Planning in Orthognathic Surgery” topic presented by Dr. Mehmet Manisali

18 October: “Surgically assisted palatal expansion” delivered Dr. Jahrad Haq

Key surgeons

Dr. Mehmet Manisali

Dr. Mehmet Manisali has worked as consultant in Maxillofacial Surgery and lecturer to undergraduate medical students and MSc students at St George’s Hospital and Mayday Hospital, Kingston Hospital and more.

He is also the member of numerous renowned associations including Royal College of Surgeons (Ireland), British Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons, British Medical Association, and European Association of Cranio-maxillofacial Surgeons.

Dr. Syed Jahrad Haq

Dr. Syed Jahrad Haq is working as Senior Craniofacial Fellow at Chelsea and Westminster Hospital after studying and working for London Deanery, St George’s Hospital, King’s College Hospital, Guy’s Hospital, and more.

He is the member of prestigious medical associations such as British Medical Association, British Association of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons British, Association of Head and Neck Oncology Faculty of Dental Surgeons, Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh and European Association of Cranio Maxillofacial Surgeons.

Dr. Lucy Davenport

After gaining her fellowship in Dental Surgery of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh, Dr. Lucy Davenport undertook postgraduate training in Orthodontics, gaining a Masters in Science degree. Her qualifications also include BDS (Hons) and MFDS RCS (Edin) MOrth.

Dr. Nguyen Nguyet Nha

Dr. Nguyen Nguyet Nha was former Deputy head of Craniofacial Department at Hanoi National Hospital of Pediatrics and worked at Craniofacial Center of Changgung Menorial Hospital (Taiwan) and Paris VI Medical University (France). She has been working as plastic surgeons at Hong Ngoc General Hospital. For years, she has cooperated with numerous teams of international experts such as Operation Smile American surgeons, Interplast (Netherlands), and Globe Care (Korea).

In addition to the mission of providing customers with high-quality medical services, Hong Ngoc General Hospital has been attempting to join hands with large medical organizations and philanthropists to build a better community and spread out the spirit of love and sharing. We do hope that with charity programs, we would set a specialized channel to connect the disadvantaged to charity organizations and partners to support them for a better and healthier society.

For further information, please contact

Event Team – Hong Ngoc General Hospital

Address: 4th floor, 43 Yen Ninh, Ba Dinh, Hanoi

Hotline: 0932 232 017

Tel: (+84-24) 3927 5568 Ext: 2268/ 2248