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

  • Panama, Panama City: October 13-14: Need two ophthalmologists for a Cataraton (100  surgeries) with host ophthalmologist, Dr. Ruben Orillac: 100 MSICS Cases.
  • Peru, Piura: October TBD: In partnership with VER International, need a pediatric ophthalmologist: 50 Strabismus Cases.
  • Mexico, Parral: November 12-18: Looking for one ophthalmologist to work in collaboration with VOSH Arizona and S VOSH: 50-100 MSICS Cases.
  • Mexico, Jerez: November TBD: Looking for 1-2 ophthalmologists to work alongside host SEE Doc, Dr. Jesus Rodriguez: 50 Cataract Cases.
  • El Salvador, Chalatenango: February 3-17, 2018: Looking for 2-3 ophthalmologists and support medical staff for joint clinical and surgical campaign with Eye Care International.

Flexible Dates:

  • Mexico, Tuxtla: September/November: Looking for ophthalmologists to volunteer. Spanish speaking preferred: 50 MSICS Cases.
  • Peru, Huamachuco: Flexible Dates in Fall 2017: One ophthalmologist needed: 50 MSICS Cases.
  • Nicaragua, Managua: Flexible dates in Fall 2017: Ophthalmologist needed: 50 Cataract Cases.

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

  • The Gambia, Banjul: September: Pediatric ophthalmologist or general ophthalmologist needed for 50 pediatric and 100 adult cataracts: 150 Cases.
  • 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.

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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