A not-for-profit organization providing free reconstructive surgery and related services to children and young adults with cleft lips and palates in medically under-served countries.


August 31, 2007
Operation Sunrise has been featured in China Radio International!

August 28, 2007
Operation Sunrise 2007 is currently in its third day of operations! Read more about the team's experiences in the Team Blog and take a look at the Image Gallery!

August 20, 2007
Operation Sunrise 2007 is under way! The Admin Team is currently in Linyi City in China's Shandong Province, examining the facilities and preparing for this year's medical expedition. Keep visiting for more updates!

August 17, 2007
The site has been updated!

"The repair of a cleft lip or palate is a priceless gift that transforms lives and stands as one of the most poignant acts of human kindness I know."

- Timothy J. Marten, MD, Founder

"Providing the pricless gift of cleft lip and palate surgery is one of the most challenging and rewarding experiences I have undertaken in my medical career."

- Howard Kotler, MD
Dir. of Surgical Services

Operation Sunrise, c/o Marten Clinic of Plastic Surgery, 450 Sutter Street St 2222, San Francisco CA 94108