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

  • Honduras, San Pedro Sula: October 12-15: Work with VOI on this 2.5-day hands-on training course: 50 MSICS Cases.
  • Liberia, Pleebo Republic of Maryland: March 1-8: SEE Doc needed with MSICS experience. Only experienced SEE Docs can lead this expedition: 50 MSICS Cases.
  • Cameroon, Limbe: June 12-19, 2017: SEE Doc needed with MSICS experience. Only experienced SEE Docs can lead this expedition: 50 MSICS Cases.

Flexible Dates:

  • 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


  • Bolivia, Tarija: May TBD: SEE Doc, Dr. Georges Birenbaum is looking for one additional ophthalmologist to help assist with cataract cases. MSICS experience preferred: 75 MSICS Cases.
  • Mexico, Meoqui: Summer 2017: Looking for 1-2 ophthalmologists: 200 Cataract Cases.
  • Mexico, Jerez: July TBD: Looking for 1-2 ophthalmologists to work alongside host SEE Doc, Dr. Jesus Rodriguez: 150 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.
  • Honduras, El Progreso: Flexible Dates: Ophthalmologists needed for cataract clinics to work in partnership with hosting agency, CCSHH.
  • Mexico, Tuxtla: June/September/November: Looking for ophthalmologists to volunteer. Spanish speaking preferred: 50 Cataract or Strabismus Cases.
  • Peru, Juliaca: Flexible Dates: Looking for ophthalmologists preferably with MSICS experience: 50 MSICS Cases.
  • Peru, Juliaca: Flexible Dates: Looking for ophthalmologists to volunteer: 50 Strabismus & Oculoplastic Cases.

Asia, Pacific, Caribbean & MISC

Contact: Clarissa Kusel

  • Haiti, Cap Haitian: July 8-15: MSICS experience not required for this expedition: 50 Cases.

Flexible Dates

  • Dominican Republic, La Romana: April, August, October: SEE Doc needed with Phaco or MSICS experience: 120 Cases.
  • India – Multiple Sites: Various pediatric and MSICS opportunities: Flexible Dates/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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