Changing lives, one surgery at a time.

Our Mission

Surgicorps International provides free surgical and medical care to people in need in developing countries.

Upcoming Trips

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Feb 16-23, Samoa, Completed
March 23-April 2, Bhutan, Completed
August 3-10, Guatemala, Closed
September 14-21, Zambia, Closed
October 26-November 5, Vietnam, Closed


Feb 8-15, Samoa, Open
March 28-April 7, Bhutan, Open
August 1-8, Guatemala, Open
September 19-26, Zambia, Open
October 24-November 3, Vietnam, Open
Dates pending, Kenya, Exploratory

Recent News

  • Looking back…celebrating Surgicorps’ 25th anniversary!

    In honor of Surgicorps International’s 25th anniversary celebration, volunteers have shared some memorable moments and thoughts here: “This donation in honor of my daughter has it’s roots in Surgicorps that planted the fertile seed waiting to grow in my daughter, Charlotte’s, heart. As a mother I was able to see the seed germinate on her […]Read More
  • 13th Surgicorps Mission to Bhutan: Why We Do it! In the words of Merelise O’Connor

    The 13th surgical mission to Bhutan resulted in 118 patients being screened and 60 people receiving surgery.  In addition, 168 people received knee injections to ease hard-working, arthritic joints.  Bhutan is truly a magical, mythical place and the Bhutanese are quiet, humble and lovely people.  To be involved in this work is moving, gratifying and […]Read More
  • Samoa 2019: In the words of volunteer Margaret Mallady

    I am so grateful that I was able to be a part of the second Samoan mission. As a first time member of a Surgicorps team, I didn’t know what it would be like. While on the final leg of my journey there, the plane full of Samoan travelers had a relaxed, chatty vibe that […]Read More
  • Spotlight on 2019 Team Bhutan

    Surgicorps will embark on our 13th visit to Paro, Bhutan from March 23 to April 2, 2019. A total of 12 talented and dedicated team members including 6 from Pennsylvania and 6 from other states will participate in fulfilling our mission of providing free surgical and medical services to people in need around the world. […]Read More
  • VIDEO: Meet our volunteers

    This past fall semester we partnered with Wood Street Communications at Point Park University to be paired with a student looking to share his talents with the non-profit community. Joshua Hutton was matched with us and produced this fantastic video highlighting some of our volunteers and their experiences working with Surgicorps. Thank you to Point […]Read More

    Surgicorps will embark on the second surgical mission to the Independent State of Samoa from February 16 – 23, 2019. There are a total of 16 team members including 7 from Pennsylvania and 9 from other states. Surgicorps will be working at the Tupua Tamasese Meaole Hospital in Apia.   The veteran team members include […]Read More
  • 2018 Zambia Trip Video

    Surgicorps – 2018 Zambia Trip from Surgicorps International on Vimeo.Read More

    Surgicorps International is preparing for its 16th trip to Vietnam from October 27th-November 6th. This will be our final trip of 2018. This year Surgicorps will provide services at a new location in HCM. We have been invited by HCMC Orthopedics and Rehabilitation Hospital. This hospital will make it possible for Surgicorps to expand its […]Read More

    Surgicorps’ 8th trip to Zambia is ready to go! We leave on September 15th and return on the 22nd with 20 medical and non-medical team members. We look forward to partnering again with Beit CURE International Children’s Hospital in Lusaka. Our team members hail from Pennsylvania, Massachusetts, New York, Colorado, North Carolina, Arizona, Utah, Minnesota, […]Read More
  • Surgicorps Guatemala 2018….Highlights by Cathy Boyle

    The Surgicorps Guatemala 2018 trip has come to an end and I couldn’t have been more thrilled to be part of the team for a second time. It was a privilege to be part of a team of such talented and kind people. As a pediatrician my role consisted mostly of working in the recovery […]Read More

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