Mission Trips

Mission Trips

Each year the NuVasive Spine Foundation™ supports more than a dozen trips to
disadvantaged communities around the globe to perform life-changing spine surgery for
hundreds of patients. Additionally, we focus on developing sustainable spine care programs and advancing spine surgery technology and education, by training local surgeons.

Mission Types Include:

NSF Missions: We host surgical missions around the world to perform surgery on patients in need and train local spine surgeons in NuVasive® innovative techniques

Sponsored Missions: We donate NuVasive products, cash grants and/or neuromonitoring services to support mission trips of other spine focused non-profit organizations

U.S Patient Assistance: We provide product donations to qualifying individuals in the U.S.

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Can you tell us about your background and what drew you to volunteer in Nepal? I’m an orthopedic spine surgeon, but in the Neurosurgery Department at the University of Florida, …

“I really want my back to be straight”, Priscilla told our team. “After this surgery, I want to be able to socialize freely with other girls my age.” Priscilla, a …

The NuVasive Spine Foundation™ (NSF) completed its first direct mission trip of the year to Kenyatta National Hospital (KNH) in Nairobi, Kenya. The mission trip focused on surgeon training and …

In December 2013, the NuVasive Spine Foundation™ (NSF) completed its final direct mission trip of the year to Kenyatta National Hospital (KNH) in Nairobi, Kenya. As the year closed, the …

In November 2012, The NuVasive Spine Foundation™ (NSF) supported a surgical mission trip to Tenwek Hospital in Bomet, Kenya. During this mission trip, Lina Rono, a 37-year-old mother of seven …

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