Dr. Rabindra is a Senior Consultant Ophthalmologist from Nepal. Trained in Ukraine, Nepal and USA. Prior to joining RIIO he worked as the Senior Consultant Ophthalmologist and Head of the department at the Manmohan Memorial Medical College and Teaching Hospital in Kathmandu Nepal. He brings with him to RIIO a wealth of experience in Cataract and Glaucoma surgeries. Dr. Rabindra joined the RIIO School of Ophthalmology in January 2022, as a Clinical Associate Professor. He splits his time between the main RIIO school and the RIIO@Kibagabaga Community Eye Clinic.
Dr. Cropsey grew-up at a rural mission hospital in Togo, West Africa where his parents lived out their calling to love their neighbor. John and his wife, Jessica, have taken a similar path. Dr. Cropsey has undergraduate and medical degrees from the University of Michigan and he completed his residency at Wills Eye Hospital in Philadelphia in 2009. This was followed by a two year global ophthalmology fellowship with Dr. Ben Roberts at Tenwek Hospital, Kenya. From 2011 to 2021, the Cropseys were leaders/members of a large medical team from Serge Global assisting in the development of Hope Africa University’s teaching hospital at Kibuye, Burundi. Dr. Cropsey is excited to join the RIIO team as the Director of Clinical Training and Global Ophthalmology. John and Jessica come to Rwanda with three children – Elise, Micah and Sam.