General Surgery Mission Trips


Typical surgeries that might be performed during a general surgery mission trip include:

  • Hernia repair

  • Imperforate anus repair

  • Removal of masses and/or cysts

  • Cholecystectomies

  • Splenectomies

On average, 65 surgeries are performed per mission week. 

There are no language requirements for mission teams as The Moore Center provides translators. 

Previous General Surgery teams include: Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt, Children's Hospital Colorado and Mending Kids with Duke University

Click to read a related article from Children's Hospital Colorado

Please click here if you're interested in partnering with The Shalom Foundation to form a General Surgery Mission Trip.