Doctor lets patients 'pay' for surgery with charity work: US

Surgeon Dr Demetrio Aguila says it improves patient outcomes

A US surgeon is allowing patients to pay for their surgery through volunteer work — a unique arrangement he believes leads to better surgical outcomes.

Dr Demetrio Aguila
Dr Demetrio Aguila.

Dr Demetrio Aguila, who specialises in the surgical management of pain, gives patients the opportunity to pay for their surgery through the M25 program that involves