Israeli Doctor is Member of Five-nation Team on Medical Mission to Vietnam
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Israeli Doctor is Member of Five-nation Team on Medical Mission to Vietnam

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An Israeli expert in plastic surgery is one of a medical team of 13 surgeons and nursing specialists who left here for Saigon to treat war victims and to help train local medical personnel. The Israeli is Dr. Isaac Kaplan, head of the department of plastic surgery at Beilinson Hospital, Petah Tiqva, Israel. Five countries are represented on the team, including the U.S.

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