Giving back – something we can all believe in
Dr. Schendel believes it is important to help those in need and over the last 20 years he has volunteered for medical trips to such countries as Mexico, Guatemala, El Salvador, Peru, Nicaragua and Cuba. On these trips, he has performed numerous surgeries and given teaching seminars. Dr. Schendel formed a foundation to support this important humanitarian work called STaRs which can be found at www.Starsfound.org.
Dr. Schendel’s humanitarian efforts have been given considerable recognition including the distinguished almunus award from St. Olaf College in recognition in part for his humaitarian work. To read an article about Dr. Schendel’s work in the Caribbean, please click here. (1.1MB PDF)