William Reinert Bohl- Orthopedic Surgeon Helping Others Around the World
As his day job, Dr. William Reinert Bohl serves the people of Cleveland, Ohio at the Center for Orthopaedic Medicine and Surgery, based out of Lutheran Hospital. However, Dr. Bohl is also a man on a (medical) mission.
Over the years, Dr. Bohl has dedicated much of his time to Medical Volunteers Overseas. Medical Volunteers Overseas is known as a global effort of healthcare professionals and educators to spread awareness of global health through the use of education. Their work has spread from Haiti to Vietnam to Ethiopia, and the charity of the organization knows no bounds. They have been active since 1986 and primarily serve resource-poor nations with everything they need. Dr. Bohl is a Surgeon’s Circle-Lifetime Member of this organization. Over the course of his career, Dr. Bohl has served on several projects with the organization: a Tanzania Project in November 2003; a Peru Project from October 16-30, 2004; a Costa Rica Project from October 1-22, 2005; the Cambodia Project from September 8-30, 2007; a Bhutan Project from September 27-October 31, 2007; a St. Lucia Project in September, 2008; Wenzhou, China in October 2009; Manaugua, Nicaragua in November, 2010; and lastly, Cusco, Peru in November 2011.
Dr. Bohl has also given his time to other charities including Mercy Ships; an organization which provides aid and healthcare via boat to port areas around the world. He traveled to Honduras to La Ceiba, a port city on the Northern Coast of the country. He served this organization in May of 2004.
Lastly, Dr. Bohl also served Medical Ministries International; an organization with roots in 23 countries. Over the years, he has worked in Ecuador, the Galapagos Islands, Bolivia, Rwanda, Ethiopia, and the Dominican Republic; among other countries. Through his work, he has helped to spread global education and healthcare platforms in places that so desperately need it. His work continues to be an inspiration for many, in the Cleveland area and beyond!