Minnesota Physician March 2015

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Daniel Sampson, DDS, MD OMS Specialists


reating homeless and underserved patients while he was a resident in San Francisco had a significant impact on Dr. Daniel Sampson. “My fellow residents and I would often box up our free dinners from the hospital and bring them out to the homeless on the hospital grounds.” Once Sampson returned to Minnesota, he started volunteering at local clinics while raising children and meeting the demands of a practice.

An oral and maxillofacial surgeon, Sampson practices at OMS Specialists and is the associate chief of surgery at Children’s Hospitals and Clinics. Sampson has been volunteering for 15 years both in Minnesota and Mexico. At home he works with Minnesota Mission of Mercy; Sharing and Caring Hands; Project Homeless Connect; and Special Olympics Special Smiles about six times a year to provide routine oral surgery care to homeless and indigent patients. He also serves on the board of directors for Apple Tree Dental, a nonprofit dental organization that serves nursing home

residents, people with disabilities, and lowincome families. Once a year, Sampson travels to Hermosillo in northwestern Mexico through Children’s Surgery International, an organization that provides specialized surgical and medical care to underprivileged children around the world. Sampson

Two years ago, Sampson was part of a team that repaired a 10-year-old boy’s cleft lip and palate. The young child was abandoned by his parents and left to fend for himself on the streets of Hermosillo. The boy was taken in by several mechanics The reward of a and allowed to live in parent smiling their shop. According to Sampson, “The when they see mechanics heard their child’s face about our surgical mission and brought after surgery is him to us for help. The immeasurable. fact that these guys took this child in was really touching.”

provides alveolar cleft bone grafting, closure of fistulas, and other cleft care working alongside surgeons who repair lips and palates. Parents often travel long distances to get care for their children. For many it’s their first exposure to modern medicine or surgical care. “Parents are often frightened about the procedures but they put their trust

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Sampson loves helping patients who are in pain and rebuilding faces that were incompletely formed. “The reward of a parent smiling when they see their child’s face after surgery is immeasurable,” said Sampson. “Hugs, handshakes, smiles, and tears of gratitude make it all worthwhile.”

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