Qualifications

2011

Diplomate (10 year renewal certification), American Board of Plastic Surgery

2002

Diplomate, American Board of Plastic Surgery

2001

Accredited Certification in Plastic and Reconstruction Surgery Medical College of Virginia

1997

General Surgery Residency 3 yrs. St. Lukes-Roosevelt Hospital Center, N.Y.

1994

Obstetrics/Gynecology Residency 1 yr. S.U.N.Y. Brooklyn/Kings County Hospital

1989

Bachelor of Medicine. Bachelor of Surgery (MB.BS)
University of the West Indies, Jamaica

1984

B.Sc. (Honors) University of Windsor, Canada

Experience

2001 – Present
  • Private Plastic and Reconstruction Surgery Practice, Nassau, Bahamas
  • Hand and Maxillofacial reconstruction service.
  • Quarterly Surgical Outreach Missions to remote areas.

 

Graduate / Post Graduate Education

1980 to 1984
  • University of Windsor, Canada
  • Major – Biology, Minor – Biochemistry
  • Attained Presidents Honor Roll
  • Graduated with Honors degree
1984 to 1989

University of West Indies School of Medicine, Jamaica, MB. BS. Program

Licensure

  • Bahamas Medical Council
  • Jamaican Medical Council
  • General Medical Council, Great Britain
  • Virginia State Medical License (expire 2001)

 

Academic Awards / Achievements

2009 – present

Elected Chief of Surgery, Doctors Hospital, Nassau, Bahamas.

2001

Awarded the S. Dawson Theogaraj prize for academic excellence Medical College of Virginia.

1991

Prize Essay: Residents Essay Competition
“Pulmonary Artery Catheters in the Intensive Care Unit”

1986

Alcan Scholarship for academic achievement (Univ. West Indies School of Medicine)

Publications

  • Presented August 2014 Emergency Room Grand Rounds: “Management of hand trauma in the emergency room.”
  • Presented October 2013 Surgical Grand Rounds: “Twelve years of Breast Reconstruction in the Bahamas…, a retrospective”
  • Presented October 2012 Emergency Room Grand Rounds: “Treatment of Animal Bites in the emergency room.”
  • Presented at the 2011 Bahamas Medical Conference: Evidence based facial rejuvenation.
  • Presented at the 2007 American Society of Plastic Surgery Conference, Baltimore: The “no vertical scar” technique for breast reduction: a review of 90 cases.
  • Presented at the 2001 International Chief Residents Conference, Providence, Rhode Island: Diagnosis and management of Microform Cleft Lip.
  • Presented at the 2001 S. Dawson Theogaraj Invitation Conference, Joseph McCarthy presiding: Review of Microform Clefts and evaluation of results.
  • Choices and Decision-making for the microform cleft-lip: In print.
  • American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology: Endometrisis with Massive Ascites; report of four cases and review of the literature.
  • Variations in human placental 11-dehydrogenase and 11-oxoreductase activities of 11-hydroxysteriod dehydrogenase enzyme during pregnancy.*
  • *Presented at the Endocrine Society Annual Meeting, Anaheim, California.
  • January 1993 Best Research Paper Award: Bahamas Medical Conference – Utilization of the Operating Theater Time.

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