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:

Africa, Retina & MSICS Courses

Contact: Rachel Siegel

  • Nigeria, Calabar: November 4-11: Ophthalmologist needed for this trip: 50 MSICS Cases.

Flexible Dates:

  • Uganda, Buyende District: Flexible Dates: Ophthalmologist needed for this trip: 50 MSICS Cases.
  • Swaziland, Sidvokodvo: Flexible Dates: This week-long campaign is held in partnership with the Luke Commission and focuses on surgery and giving MSICS training to local ophthalmologists: 100 MSICS Cases.
  • Ghana, Accra: Flexible Dates: Perfect for MSICS Training: 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.

Latin America

Contact: Catherine Lamorena

  • Mexico, Parral: November 12-18: Looking for one ophthalmologist to work in collaboration with VOSH Arizona and S VOSH: 50-100 MSICS Cases.
  • Panama, Panama City: October 13-14: Need two ophthalmologists for a Cataraton (100  surgeries) with host ophthalmologist, Dr. Ruben Orillac. 100 MSICS Cases
  • Mexico, Jerez: November TBD: Looking for 1-2 ophthalmologists to work alongside host SEE Doc, Dr. Jesus Rodriguez: 50 Cataract Cases.

Flexible Dates:

  • Ecuador, Guayaquil: Looking for 1-2 ophthalmologists and a surgical team to perform in collaboration with El Cielo Para Los Niños: 50-100 Cases.
  • Ecuador, Guayaquil: Flexible Dates: One ophthalmologist needed for collaboration with FUNCRISA: 50 Phaco Cases.
  • Mexico, Tuxtla: September/November: Looking for ophthalmologists to volunteer. Spanish speaking preferred: 50 MSICS Cases.
  • Peru, Juliaca: Flexible Dates: Looking for ophthalmologists preferably with MSICS experience: 50 MSICS Cases.
  • Peru, Huamachuco: Flexible Dates in Fall 2017: One ophthalmologist needed: 50 MSICS Cases.

Asia, Pacific, Caribbean & MISC

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.

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.


  • During our program in La Paz, Dr. Mifflin (center left) trained Dr. Andrea Lozano (center right) and her local medical team the best surgical techniques, which will improve his surgical skills and improve the team’s efficiency – resulting in better care for their patients. Each year, SEE and our volunteers train hundreds of medical professionals to help increase access to high quality vision care worldwide. Learn more about our cataract surgery trainings at #ophthalmology #training #bolivia #lapaz #givesight #optometry #surgery #eye #eyesurgery #eyecare #cataracts #nonprofit #ophthalmology #training #bolivia #lapaz #givesight #optometry #surgery #eye #eyesurgery #eyecare #cataracts #nonprofit">

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