Ohio doctor provides training, supplies to Ukrainian surgeons

Cameron Cortigiano -  

Jonathon Forbes, MD, recently returned from a trip to Ukraine, where he was treating those wounded during Russian attacks, Local 12 WKRC Cincinnati reported June 15.

Dr. Forbes, a neurosurgeon at Cincinnati-based UC Health, is part of The Co-Pilot Project, an initiative by nonprofit Razom for American neurosurgeons to mentor young Ukrainian surgeons to increase the quality of care.

Alongside training and mentorship, the project also provides supplies and resources for Ukrainian surgeons. 

There have been six Ukrainian fellowships in Cincinnati in just a few years since the initiative was launched.

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