ORG Rochester General Health System Title BIO Ralph Pennino, MD is Associate Chief of Surgery and Chief of Plastic Surgery at Rochester General Hospital. He is an Associate Clinical Professor of Surgery at the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry. He has been involved in laser research and teaching since 1981 and telemedicine since the late 90s. He is also President and Founder of InterVol , a non profit organization that coordinates the volunteer efforts of doctors and nurses. Ralph helped start the telehealth program at RGH and actively uses it on a daily basis. Internationally he oversees InterVol''s Telemed program in Dangriga, Belize. In the past, InterVol also used telemed to provide care to Lakota Sioux Indians in Rosebud, South Dakota.