Medical Teams Abroad

HTCNJ sends volunteer medical teams overseas
to provide pro bono medical care for children.

Our Medical Teams

Teams are comprised of surgeons, anesthesiologists, pediatricians, nurses, translators, and administrative laypersons.

Our medical specialties include ophthalmology, orthopedics, urology, plastic and reconstructive surgery, ear, nose & throat, dentistry and general pediatric surgery.

Stories From Abroad

March 18, 2019

Ophthalmology Team Improves the Quality of Life for Over One Hundred Ecuadorean Children

A team of twenty volunteers, led by Dr. Bruce Schnall, provided medical care to children with strabismus and ptosis. The team screened over three hundred children […]
December 12, 2018

Annual ENT Mission to the Dominican Republic Helps Dozens of Children

Healing the Children New Jersey’s volunteer medical team screened 248 children and performed ninety-one procedures on sixty-seven children at the Centro Medico Romana in the Dominican […]
December 12, 2018

HTCNJ Returns to the Dominican Republic with an Ophthalmology Team

After a three-year hiatus, HTCNJ returned to the Dominican Republic with an ophthalmology team in November to help children suffering from congenital eye misalignment. The trip […]
August 13, 2018

HTCNJ Makes an Impact in Ecuador

In June 2018 HTCNJ sent twenty-seven volunteers to Guayaquil to provide free surgical care to children born with eye misalignment.  At the Leon Becerra Hospital the […]
June 4, 2018

How You Improved the Vision of Thirty Peruvian Children

In April a volunteer medical team traveled to Peru to perform surgeries on children with congenital eye misalignment. “The eleven-person ophthalmology team examined over 120 children […]
June 4, 2018

Your Support Has Given Children Brighter Smiles and Brighter Futures

For the third straight year, a volunteer medical team traveled to Peru in April to treat children born with facial and oral malformations. Dr. Lloyd B. […]

Upcoming Medical Trips Abroad

January 2019
Guayaquil, Ecuador
Orthopedic
February 2019
Guayaquil, Ecuador
Ophthalmology
March 2019
Guayaquil, Ecuador
Urology
April 2019
Trujillo, Peru
Ophthalmology
October 2019
La Romana, DR
Ear, Nose & Throat

Recent Medical Trips Abroad

November 2018
La Romana, DR
Ophthalmology
October 2018
La Romana, DR
Ear, Nose & Throat
June 2018
Guayaquil, Ecuador
Ophthalmology
April 2018
Arequipa, Peru
Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
April 2018
Arequipa, Peru
Ophthalmology
November 2017
La Romana, DR
Ear, Nose & Throat
October 2017
Guayaquil, Ecuador
Orthopedic
October 2017
Yantalo, Peru
Ophthalmology
October 2017
Guayaquil, Ecuador
Urology

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