Category Archives: Press

Riverhead doctor on a mission to save lives across the globe

Dr. Rajesh Patel was standing inside a big, empty hospital in a remote region of Brazil in 1999 when a nurse summoned him to the emergency room. Lying on the floor was a pregnant 16-year-old, seizing and frothing at the mouth. 

Recognizing the girl was in the throes of eclampsia, a life-threatening pregnancy complication for which delivery is the only treatment, Dr. Patel ran outside to locate his colleagues Dr. Medhat Allam and Dr. Ravi Kothuru…

Team ORV’s Press Release – 2015 mission to Nepal

U.S. MEDICAL TEAM SETS SIGHTS ON CURING BLINDNESS IN REMOTE GORKHA REGION OF NEPAL

 Restore Vision Expedition Targets 1,800 Villagers in Impoverished Roadless Region

PRESS: ISMS gets support for spring 2015 medical mission to Burma

Local business owners and community members have raised $150,000 to help cover the cost of the trip, which will send a team of doctors to Mandalay, Burma in February.

ISMS Team ENT featured on ENT & Allergy Magazine

Team ENT

Team Michigan featured at Oakland Press

Oakland Press

Team Michigan featured at Birmingham Patch

Team Michigan

Team ORV in VENÜ Magazine

ORV on VENÜ Magazine

ISMS team ENT in Sound Magazine

Team ENT in Sound Magazine

Team Michigan’s 2013 Kenya mission – Birmingham Patch

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ISMS Team ENT in Ecuador – El Mercurio

ISMS Team ENT Ecuador 2013 El Mercurio

Please follow this link to read the entire article. In Spanish only.

 

ISMS Team ENT in Ecuador – Súper

ISMS Team ENT Ecuador 2013 Súper

Operation Kids, Kenya – Photo Philanthropy

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Operation Kids – The Daisy School – Part 3

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ISMS on CNN iReport

http://ireport.cnn.com/docs/DOC-825552

Joey Williams, WorldTeach Ecuador volunteer 2012 –

I don’t want to harp too much on destiny but being in Ecuador as a part of WorldTeach, I have never felt like I was “supposed” to be somewhere so strongly. On top of my volunteer commitment to The Technical University of Machala (UTM), I have been able to offer myself as a volunteer in another area of need. Getting involved in the community is a great way to open your mind and find yourself. That is what is happening to me.

Our medical mission featured in 27east

Watch a slideshow of our medical mission in Haiti.

Operation Kids – The Daisy School – Part 2

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Operation Kids, Kenya – The Leica Camera Blog

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Operation Restore Vision featured on 27east

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Operation Restore Vision on 27east

Operation Restore Vision featured on Daily News

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Operation Restore Vision on Daily News

ORV Featured in Connections

NYEEI Staff Join ORV to Help Restore Vision

Several members of The New York Eye and Ear Infirmary’s professional staff have joined the International Surgical Mission Support’s “Operation Restore Vision (ORV),” whose objective is to bring back vision, prevent blindness and repair eye deformities in patients in poor and underdeveloped countries. The initiative provides comprehensive ophthalmic surgery services for free and trains local medical professionals to carry on its work.

ISMS Team Michigan on Detroit News

The Detroit News

Published on October 31st, 2011. Author Marney Keenan.

Operation Kids, Kenya – The Leica Camera Blog

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Slideshow – Haiti Medical Mission

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East End doctors help Haitians – The Suffolk Times

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ISMS featured in Southampton News

Check this nice article about our mission in Haiti in 2010.