The Department of Surgery provides surgical services to the entire population of Barbados for secondary and tertiary care in elective and emergency cases. It also provides services for patients referred from other Caribbean Islands for elective and emergency surgery. The department is also called upon to provide surgical services, particularly in emergency situations involving visitors to Barbados and persons who have become ill or sustained injury on ships in the waters off Barbados.
Services offered by the Department of Surgery include:
- General Surgery
- Hepato-biliary Surgery
- Vascular Surgery
- Transplant Surgery (kidney)
- Plastic Surgery
Our mission has been to provide good, safe surgical care to our patients on a cost-effective basis, and to improve the quality of care we provide.