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Dr. Spiegel is a pediatric orthopedic surgeon who has dedicated considerable energy to work in low and middle-income countries, most frequently Nepal and Iraq. He has served as an Honorary Consultant in Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation at the Hospital & Rehabilitation Centre for Disabled Children in Banepa, Nepal, for nearly 20 years and is also an Honorary Professor at the University of Basrah, Basrah, Iraq. He has served on the Committee on Children's Orthopedics in Underdeveloped Regions of the Pediatric Orthopedic Society of North America (POSNA), the International Committee of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons (AAOS), and the Board of Orthopedics Overseas, Global-HELP, the Ponseti International Association, and Miracle Feet. He has also served as a consultant for the World Health Organization in Mongolia and Somalia, and was on the steering committee for the WHO's Global Initiative for Emergency and Essential Surgical Care.