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San Francisco surgery program marks 20 years of providing free services
San Francisco Examiner

Two decades ago at the Mel’s Drive-In on Geary Boulevard, two doctors began meeting weekly to discuss how empty hospitals could be used on weekends to provide health care for people in need. Eventually, the surgeons sketched out a business plan on a napkin.

Since then, Doug Grey and William Schecter’s rough concept has become a solid reality that has provided free surgeries for thousands of people across the Bay Area.