Current Expedition Needs

Each region is managed by an International Operations Manager who is posted with the listed expedition site. Please contact a manager by email if you are interested in an expedition or if have any related questions. For general inquiries, please email or call 805-963-3303.

SEE International is currently recruiting volunteer ophthalmologists for the following clinics:

Latin America

Contact: Catherine Lamorena

  • Peru, Piura: October TBD: One ophthalmologist needed for a partnership with VER International: 50 Strabismus Cases.
  • El Salvador, Chalatenango: February 3-17, 2018: Looking for 2-3 ophthalmologists for a joint clinical and surgical campaign with Eye Care International.

Flexible Dates:

  • URGENT – Guayaquil, Ecuador: Flexible Dates: Looking for 1-2 ophthalmologist and surgical team needed to work in collaboration with El Cielo Para Los Niños: 50-100 Cataract Cases (Adult).
  • Mexico, Tuxtla: September/November: Looking for ophthalmologists to volunteer. Spanish speaking preferred: 50 MSICS Cases.
  • Riobamba, Ecuador: Flexible Dates in 2018:  Looking for an ophthalmologist experienced in MSICS to assist with a backlog of patients at FIBUSPAM: 350 Cases.
  • Managua, Nicaragua: Flexible Dates: Looking for an ophthalmologist to work in collaboration with FONIPRECE and to work alongside host SEE Doc, Dr. Abraham Delgado.
  • Oaxaca, Mexico: Flexible Dates:  Looking for an ophthalmologist to work in partnership with Forward Edge International: 50 Cataract Cases.
  • Huamachuco, Peru: Flexible Dates in 2018:  Looking for an ophthalmologist experienced in MSICS. Spanish speaking preferred: 50 Cataract Cases (Adult).

Asia, Caribbean & The Pacific

Contact: Clarissa Kusel

Flexible Dates

  • Mexico, Tijuana: SEE Doc needed with MSICS or Retina experience to help 1+ days at a mobile clinic.
  • India – Multiple Sites: Flexible Dates/Cases: Various pediatric and MSICS opportunities.
  • Cambodia, Phnom Penh: Flexible Dates/Cases: SEE Doc needed for pediatric & MSICS cases.
  • India, West Bengal: Anytime between October 2017 – March 2018: SEE Doc needed to work with local doctor Dr. Sanjay Gupta, MSICS experience preferred.

Africa, Retina & MSICS Courses

Contact: Rachel Siegel

  • Nigeria, Calabar: November 4-11: Ophthalmologist needed for this trip: 50 MSICS Cases.
  • Liberia, Monrovia: February 23-March 9, 2018: One ophthalmologist who is comfortable with MSICS needed for this expedition.
  • Ivory Coast, Tanda: February 5-12, 2018: One ophthalmologist who is comfortable with MSICS is needed to partner with

Flexible Dates:

  • Uganda, Buyende District: Flexible Dates: Ophthalmologist needed for this trip: 50 MSICS Cases.
  • Haiti, Port-au-Prince and Cap Haitian: Flexible Dates: Retina specialists needed to train local ophthalmologists.
  • Peru, Juliaca: March/April: Retina specialist needed for diabetic retinopathy cases.
  • Nigeria, Anambra State: Dates TBD: Train local ophthalmologists and perform MSICS cases at a University Teaching Hospital. Only experienced SEE Docs can lead this expedition: 50 MSICS Cases.
  • Rwanda, Ruhengeri: Flexible Dates. Work with Dr. Muhire Karama in the Northeast Province of Rwanda on 100 MSICS cases.

To see which expeditions are in the field this month, please view our Monthly Expedition Map.
Please contact if you have any questions about current or upcoming expeditions.


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