Drs. Domingo and Veneranda Alvear of Silver Spring Township were recently honored with the 2012 Humanitarian Award from United Way of the Capital Region’s (UWCR) Tocqueville Society. They were recognized for their outstanding commitment to improving lives locally and globally during a special reception, sponsored by M&T Bank and PinnacleHealth.
Domingo, chief of pediatric surgery for PinnacleHealth and Veneranda, an anesthesiologist with Riverside Anesthesia Associates Ltd., have woven their talents, intuition and compassion together to create a legacy of serving those in need, frequently the most vulnerable children and babies in our community and impoverished communities around the world.
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HARRISBURG, PA – Domingo T. Alvear, MD, pediatric surgeon with PinnacleHealth Pediatric Surgery Associates, has received the 2012 International College of Surgeons US/Pfizer Humanitarian Service Award. Dr. Alvear is recognized for his extensive work around the world with the World Surgical Foundation, whose mission trips provide healthcare in places where healthcare technology and access are not available, and his work with the ICS.
Domingo T. Alvear, MD, FACS, founder of World Surgical Foundation (WSF), is the 2005 recipient of the ACS Surgical Volunteerism Award, sponsored by Pfizer Medical Humanities Initiative.