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international surgical campaigns

Smile Network relies on the generous time and talents of volunteer medical professionals to provide life-changing surgeries throughout the world. The following volunteer positions are staffed for each surgical campaign: Anesthesiologists, Plastic surgeons, CRNAs, Pediatricians, or (RN’s and CST’s), recovery and ward nurses. Surgical campaigns are staffed up to two years in advance.

Past Surgical Campaigns

Mexico City, Mexico: March 31-April 8, 2023

Acapulco, Mexico: May 5-13, 2023

Upcoming Surgical Campaigns

Chapala, Mexico: May 2024

Puerto Vallarta, Mexico: April 2025

medical missions blog

There are so many reasons people give their time and talents. In their own words, learn why our efforts are so impactful to the medical personnel who help us deliver life-changing procedures to children and families they’ve never met.


Baby Constanza

05/14/2024 | Ajijic, Mexico

Baby Constanza Meet this beautiful 9-month-old baby, Constanza. Born in the community of Chihuahua to parents who couldn’t afford her medical needs, her village rallied together when they heard about the opportunity for Constanza to be evaluated for surgery by the Smile Network team at Ribera Medical Center. To fund the 19-hour trip to Ajijic, […]

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Meet Jesus

05/14/2024 | Ajijic, Mexico

Jesus Jesus is one of the 27 children who received the gift of surgery during the Smile Network’s mission in Ajijic, Mexico, thanks to the team of medical professionals, generous donors, and the staff at Riberia Medical Center. Every child is special, but meeting a child like Jesus tugs at your heartstrings in a profound […]

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