Thursday, 10 February 2011

Cardiologist and Author Dr. Mark Sheehan Leads Medical Missions Trip to Cambodia

via CAAI

Team to Provide Equipment, Education and Medical Care to Local Community

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NASHVILLE, Feb. 9, 2011 /Christian Newswire/ -- Cardiologist Dr. Mark W. Sheehan, author of the critically acclaimed book "Healing Prayer on Holy Ground," will lead a cardiac team to Cambodia later this month with Christian Medical Ministry to Cambodia/Jeremiah's Hope ( providing much needed medical tools and care to the Cambodian community.

Leaving at the beginning of February, Dr. Sheehan, co-founder and chairman of the board for Jeremiah's Hope, will head the first of two cardiac teams to visit Cambodian through late February. Dr. Daniel L. Smith (Cardiothoracic Surgery) will lead the second team. The group will bring with them many thousands of dollars of donated medical equipment, performing 90-120 cardiac consultations and 10 open heart operations for congenital and rheumatic heart disease.

Sheehan comments, "Mission Work is all about relationships. This WORK has to be done HIS way and according to HIS timing."

In addition to medical care, the team will continue to teach their Cambodian medical colleagues, working alongside Cambodian nurses and physicians who supervise the medical care of the Cambodian patients year-round. To donate to the current mission or future ones, visit:

About Jeremiah's Hope
Christian Medical Ministry to Cambodia/Jeremiah's Hope is a nondenominational, international, Christian mission dedicated to providing excellent medical care to the poor and quality medical education to the healthcare community of Cambodia. For more information, visit:

About Dr. Mark Sheehan
Mark W. Sheehan, M.D. is a board certified cardiologist and has been practicing cardiology since 1981. He is a member of South Denver Cardiology Associates and an Associate Professor of Medicine at the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center.

Most recently Dr. Sheehan penned "Healing Prayer on Holy Ground," recounting stories of hope and healing in the lives of his patients. The book was embraced by critics who called it "intriguing" ( and "riveting" (Christian Courier). "Healing Prayer on Holy Ground" is currently available online at as well as via digital retail outlets including, and For additional information, visit

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