Riverhead News Review 09/01/2016 'Riverhead Doctors 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. READ MORE

Riverhead Local 12/08/2014
'Operation International Gets Support for Spring 2015 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. READ MORE

Oakland Press News 09/07/2013 'Farmington Hills, Southfield Doctors Travel to Kenya to Perform Free Surgery'

A 6-year-old boy was playing with friends when he was pushed into a fire, sustaining third-degree burns all over his body... READ MORE

Team ORV in VENÜ Magazine

VENÜ Magazine has published an article about Team ORV’s recent Operation Restore Vision project in Nepal.


Birmingham Patch 07/29/2013 'Birmingham Surgeon Returns from Another Mission to Kenya'

Super 04/29/2013 'Manos Gringas Operarán Gratis'

READ MORE (in Spanish Only)

CNN iReport 08/06/2012 'A Serendipitous Surgery'

27 East 12/13/2011 'Local Doctors Save Sight on Nepal Mission'

Connections 08/07/2011 'NYEEI Staff Join ORB 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. READ MORE

The Suffolk Times 02/04/2010 'East End Doctor Helps Haitians'

The Southampton Press 05/22/2008 'Doctors Find a Crowd Waiting in Peru'

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. READ MORE

Team ENT Featured on ENT & Allergy Magazine

Birmingham Patch 07/29/2013 'Birmingham Surgeon Returns from Another Mission to Kenya'


Birmingham residents Dr. Mehul Mehta and wife, Claire, recently returned from another mission to Kenya where they and two dozen doctors and medical specialists performed life-changing surgeries.  READ MORE

Sound Magazine 'A Picture Tells a Thousand Words'

Team ENT is featured in an article in Sound Magazine.  READ MORE

El Mercurio 04/29/2013 'Hoy Jornada de Cirugías en el Vicente Corral'

READ MORE (in Spanish only)

Leica Camera Blog 01/10/2012 'Gigi Stoll: The Daisy School, Kakamega, Kenya 2012'

27 East 06/20/2011 'Medical Mission Team Sees Resilient Sprits in Site of Devasation in Haiti'

Daily News 12/01/2011 'Operation Restore Vision helps impoverished residents of Pokhara, Nepal'

The Detroit News 10/31/2011 'Mission Is Possible'


Adonde 10/02/2012 'Doctores del este de Long Island encuentran grupo de-enfermos esperandoles en Pu'

The Southampton Press 05/29/2008 'Sad Cases Among Patients in Peru'