PEDIATRIC & ADULT CARDIOLOGY

Dr. Charmaine Scott OD, Bsc. MBBS, DCH, DM (Paeds)
Consultant Pediatric Cardiologist

Dr. Scott is one of the Caribbean’s leading Pediatric Cardiologist. She is an Associate lecturer in the Department of Child and Adolescents Medicine at the University Hospital of the West Indies and has been a consultant Pediatric Cardiologist at the Bustamante Hospital for over twenty years. Dr. Scott received her training in medicine and pediatrics at the University of the West Indies and Pediatric Cardiology at the institute of Child Health, London (Great Ormond Street Hospital). She is a graduate of Westwood High School where she excelled in academia and sports and was inducted to the Westwood High School Hall of Fame June 2012.

Dr. Scott will operates under the name “The Children’s Heart and Pediatric Center” established in January 2006. This is the first faculty on the Island to offer a comprehensive pediatric cardiac consultation to include investigations in one visit at the same site, thus alleviating the need for patients especially those from rural Jamaica making several trips to establish a diagnosis and commence a management plan.

Dr. Scott offers the following services at Hargreaves Hospital:

  • Cardiac Consultations
  • Electrocardiograms
  • Echocardiograms
  • Screening for athletes
    • Down Syndrome
    • Rheumatic Fever
    • Kawasaki Disease

Dr. Charmaine Scott is available at Hargreaves Memorial Hospital for consult on Saturdays.



INTERVENTIONAL CARDIOLOGY

Dr. Noel Crooks MBBS, DM, MACP, MACC
Consultant Interventional Cardiologist & Internist

Dr. Noel Crooks is a highly skilled experienced Interventional Cardiologist and Consultant Internist. He is a medical graduate of the University of the West Indies, Mona, Jamaica and completed his post graduate Training in Internal Medicine in 2007. Dr. Crooks completed residency in General Cardiology in 2012 at the University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada and received further subspecialty fellowship training in Interventional Cardiology also at the University of Toronto in 2013.

Dr. Crooks is Certified and competent in all general cardiology and invasive cardiology procedures involving acute management of Myocardial infarctions with angioplasty and stent implantation.

He currently operates from Winchester Cardiology, Premier Heart and Surgery Centre and Hargreaves Memorial Hospital. He is also an Associate Lecturer and Honorary Consultant.

Dr. Crooks offers the following services at Hargreaves Hospital:
• Angioplasty
• Valvuloplasty
• Stent Implantation
• Pacemaker Implantation

Dr. Noel Crooks is available at Hargreaves Memorial Hospital for consult on Saturdays.


CARDIOTHORACIC SURGERY

Dr. Sunil Stephenson MBBS, MRCS, DM Cardiothoracic
Cardiothoracic Surgeon & Lecturer

Dr. Sunil Stephenson is a Consultant Cardiothoracic Surgeon and a Lecturer at the University Hospital of the West Indies.  He is also a proud graduate of the University of the West Indies where he earned a Bachelor in Medicine and Surgery and in 2015 completed his Doctor of Medicine in Cardiothoracic Surgery.

In the year 2016, Dr. Stephenson and his team created history when they successfully completed the first minimally invasive aortic valve replacement surgery in Jamaica.

His areas of practice includes Adult Cardiac Surgery, Pediatric Cardiac Surgery and General Thoracic Surgery.  Dr. Stephenson is also a member of the Cardiothoracic Surgery Network.

Dr. Stephenson offers the following services at Hargreaves Hospital:

  • Valve Repair /replacements
  • Pacemaker & Defibrillator implantation
  • Lung Resections
  • Coronary Artery Bypass Graft
  • Minimally Invasive Valve Surgeries
  • Management of Chest Trauma
  • Video Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery
  • Chestwall Resection and Reconstruction

Dr. Sunil Stephenson is available at Hargreaves Memorial Hospital for consult on Saturdays.