Expedition Doctors

Expedition Doctor Requirements

  • MBChB/MBBS (or equivalent)
  • Full Medical Council Number with no restrictions on their practice or equivalent registration.
  • Provide medical advice, dispense medication and services as required by all expedition members.
  • An enthusiasm for adventure travel, wilderness medicine and the outdoors.
  • Excellent communication and people skills
  • Enthusiastic, friendly, helpful and above all good fun!
  • Calm under pressure.
  • A good level of fitness.

We cover your flights and most other expenses. Expeditions range from climbing some of the largest mountains on the planet to easy treks with only four to five hours of walking per day. Expedition durations typically range from 10 to 25 days. GPs or doctors with A&E experience are preferable.

To apply please complete the following form. You will need to upload your CV and cover letter which should include your previous experience and reasons why you want to work with us.

What Our Clients Say

The Kenya Tri-Adventure is an amazing trip. I have done lots of trekking holidays before but I feel like this trip had the perfect mixture of disciplines. When I look back I don’t know how we fit that much into 11 days. The hike is…

Sarah Jane Rooney, Co. Dublin

Everest Base Camp and Island Peak was my second trip with Earth’s Edge. The team at Earth’s Edge treat everyone with respect and make you feel part of the family rather than simply a paying customer. I have met some wonderful people and shared some…

John Creaven, Co. Dublin

Hands down the most special and amazing trip I have done to date, and coming from a well-seasoned traveler this is saying a lot! Climbing Kilimanjaro had been on my bucket list for quite some time and when I turned 40 this year, I decided…

Adele Woods, Co. Kildare

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