OMS helps woman with dwarfism condition

EL PASO, Texas – Dr. Vernon Burke has been presented a National Humanitarianism Award by The American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons (AAOMS) for the care he has provided to children and others from El Paso and Ciudad Juarez with facial deformities.

Burke works at High Desert Oral and Facial Surgery in El Paso and has a clinic at the FEMAP Hospital in Juarez, Mexico.

Among those Burke has helped is 25-year-old Giselle Baca of El Paso, who is one of about 100 people worldwide with type 2 primordial dwarfism.

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