Dr Alister George, MD is a highly sought after gastroenterologist in Thousand Oaks, California. He is known for his excellent skills in the field of gastroenterology. Dr Alister George, MD is also known for his superb professionalism and compassion. He is considered the go-to gastroenterologist among his peers in Thousand Oaks and its surrounding communities.
Dr Alister George, MD not only serves the needs of his own community, but he also travels to other parts of the world performing endoscopic procedures to those less fortunate. Dr Alister George, MD is part of a team of doctors and nurses who donate a whole week of their time each year on a medical missionary trip to the small Island of Jamaica. Dr Alister George, MD performs consultations and procedures for free and instructs the doctors from Jamaica on how to perform endoscopic procedures.
“I love the feeling of giving, but especially to those in need. I feel it is a privilege to take this wonderful gift of medicine and accompany other great and gifted doctors in helping out wherever we can,” says Dr Alister George, MD.
The missionary organization that Dr Alister George, MD belongs to is in partnership with the Jamaica Ministry of Health and a local organization. Dr Alister George, MD has effectively completed four trips so far, and has worked to be active in fulfilling its mission. Dr Alister George, MD not only performs procedures, lectures and teaches but he is also actively involved in the coordination of medical equipment and supplies for the trips. He is thoroughly involved in acquiring and evaluating the donated endoscopy equipment for use in setting up the Endoscopy units at the rural hospital in Jamaica.
Dr Alister George, MD realizes when he travels to Jamaica or even when he donates his time for patients at the local free clinic in his community how life can be so different based solely on ones ability to pay. On these trips he sees the urgent need for health care and how so little is available. Dr Alister George, MD thinks it would be a wonderful idea to get more doctors involved in this type of work. He understands that many doctors may not have the time or the support they would need, but he encourages those who can to seek out this rewarding opportunity. Dr Alister George, MD is grateful for the opportunity to share his medical skills with others in other places of the world. He plans to continue his efforts as long as he can.