Dr Meg Walmsley
Meg is an anesthetist/critical care specialist from Australia who has volunteered with HRA in both the Pheriche clinic and Everest ER. She is excited to return to Nepal for her first season since the devastating 2015 earthquakes.


Dr. Mária Némethy
Mária is an Emergency Medicine physician based out of Salt Lake City, Utah, and currently working in Alaska. She volunteered with HRA in the Pheriche clinic in 2012, and is very happy to return to the Khumbu this spring.


Dr. Sanjeeb Bhandari

Dr Bhandari is a Nepali doctor who has completed the Diploma in Mountain Medicine and is an active member of the Mountain Medicine Society of Nepal.  He worked at Everest ER in 2014, and we consider ourselves fortunate to have him back on our team for 2017.

Lakpa Norbu Sherpa
Lakpa Norbu Sherpa joins us for his 15th season as our logistics manager.
A loyal employee of the HRA since the clinics’ inception in 2003, we couldn’t run our operations without his considerable expertise.

An accomplished climber, Lakpa is also one of the most achieved long line technical rescuers in Nepal, having completed technical rescue training internationally and in Nepal.

Lakpa became a WMI wilderness first responder in the US. He is from Kari Khola, Solukhumbu Nepal and the proud father of 2 young boys.