2014 Mission:MD MedicalMissions.org Physician of the Year
Presented by LocumTenens.com, the Mission:MD MedicalMissions.org
Physician of the Year Award honors physicians who donate their time
to help underserved patients in the United States and abroad gain
access to critically-needed healthcare services. Each honoree with
receive $10,000 to donate to the medical missions-related charity
of his choice.
International Service Honoree
Dr. Darius Maggi is a retired OBGYN from Denison, Texas. Since
2002, he has made 39 trips to Bo, Sierra Leone to help women
suffering from fistulas, a painful gynecological condition that
occurs after prolonged period s of obstructed childbirth, mostly in
third-world country. The condition leads to incontinence in women,
and their families and villages often shun them as a result. Dr.
Maggi founded the West Africa Fistula Foundation in 2004 to further
support these women. More than 1500 have already had corrective
surgery, leading to better lives.
Domestic Service Honoree
Dr. M. Todd
Dr. Todd Crump began volunteering at the Free Medical Clinic in
1997 while a student at the University of South Carolina Medical
School. In addition to volunteering and fundraising, he serves as
the medical director of the clinic which has 7,100 active uninsured
patients who would otherwise go without care. In addition to his
volunteer work, Dr. Crump is also an Emergency Medicine physician
at Lexington Medical Center in Columbia, S.C.