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Mr. Patrick A. Knight - Physician at Fracture And Orthopaedic Clinic Limited

Mr. Patrick A. Knight

MD Hons, FRCS Eng
Neurosurgery JCIE
FRCS Eng Neurosurgery JSCFE
Consultant Neurosurgeon


Professional Summary

  • Higher surgical training at Bristol Royal Infirmary | University Hospitals Bristol and the prestigious Southmead Hospital Bristol.
  • Dual certified FRCS Neurosurgery in both the United Kingdom and the International examinations.
  • Experience treating a variety of neurological and spine disorders.
  • Spine and Functional Neurosurgery Fellowship:
      • Cervical Arthroplasty
      • Lumbar spine pathology
      • Chronic Pain
      • Spasticity
  • Fellowship expertise in Paediatric Neurosurgery.
  • Fellowship training in Skull-base Neurosurgery.


Present Positions

  • Consultant Neurosurgeon at West Shore Medical Trinidad- 2018- present
  • Consultant Neurosurgeon at Port of Spain General Hospital Trinidad-2018- present


Experience

  • Skull base and Vascular Neurosurgery Fellow Southmead Hospital Bristol UK 2018
  • Paediatric Neurosurgery Fellow University Hospital Bristol UK 2017-2018
  • Spine and Functional Fellow Southmead Hospital UK 2016
  • Neurosurgery Speciality Registrar Port of Spain General Hospital Trinidad 2012-2016
  • Spine surgery volunteer Registrar Princess Elizabeth Centre Scoliosis and Complex Spine 2014-2016
  • PAHO/WHO Consultant and Temporary Advisor 2015


Presentations

  • CANS 2019 Awake Perfomed- a case series
  • CANS 2018 The Talking Patient- Awake Craniotomy
  • CANS 2018 Stereotactic Robotic Deep Brain Stimulation
  • CANS 2016 Neurosurgery in the Multiple Trauma Patient. Social considerations and Pitfalls
      • AO Spine Workshop 2016 Case Presentations.
      • Spine Deformity in the Myeloma patient.
      • Odontoid Peg fractures and management
  • International Neuro-Endoscopic Conference 2016. Endoscopic Skull Base Anatomy
  • CANS 2015 Hangman’s Fracture – Many Ways, Choose One.Management of Hangman’s Fractures
  • AO Spine Workshop 2015 Non- Operative Treatment of Thoracolumbar Fractures
      • Burst Thoracolumbar Fractures Treatment Anterior vs Posterior Treatmentstrategies of Type C Thoracolumbar Fractures How to avoid post Traumatic deformity
  • World Federation of Neurological Surgeons (W.F.N.S.) Education seminar 2015. Pathophysiology of the degenerative disc and cervical arthroplasty.
  • PAHO World Diabetic Conference 2015. Peripheral Neuropathy as a Complication of Diabetes Mellitus
  • CANS 2014 Physician vs Surgeon- Malignant Middle Cerebral Artery Infarcts. A case report -Local Experience with Pituitary Tumours
  • National Radiosurgery Conference 2014. Principles of Radiosurgery
  • The Caribbean Neurosciences Symposium 2013 (CANS) Comparative Patient Reported Outcome - Measurements (PROM) between Balloon Kyphoplasty versus Radiofrequency Kyphoplasty, a Pilot Study.


Courses

  • Medtronic Advanced Midas Rex Course 2013, 2014
  • Medtronic Balloon Kyphoplasty Cadaver Course 2013
  • Medtronic Minimal Invasive Spine Course- Sextant and Longitude systems 2013
  • Prestige LP Anterior Cervical Disc Arthroplasty Course 2013
  • Medtronic Microscopic Skull Base Course Texas. Prof. L. Borba 2013
  • Ottawa Neurosurgery Review Course 2015
  • FRCS Neurosurgery Practice Course Aberdeen 2016
  • International Neuro-Endoscopic Workshop 2016
  • Medtronic Advanced Course on Neuromodulation for Pain Management 2016
  • Medtronic Stealth Axiem training course 2017
  • RCS FRCS Neurosurgery Course London 2017


Education and Certification

  • FRCS Neurosurgery JCIE/UK 2018 by examination
  • FRCS Neurosurgery JSCFE/Intl 2018 by examination.
  • Fellow International College of Surgeons Neurosurgery USA 2015
  • Certified Independent Specialist Practitioner MBTT 2015
  • Post Graduate Additional Qualifications MBTT 2012 ,2013, 2016
  • Post Graduate Higher Qualifications MBTT 2015
  • Member European Association of Neurosurgical Societies 2014
  • Fellow of Royal College of Surgeons Glasgow 2013
  • Member of Royal College of Surgeons Edinburgh 2012
  • Member of Medical Board Trinidad & Tobago (MBTT) 2008
  • Advanced Trauma & Life Support 2008
  • Doctor of Medicine Summa Cum Laude 2007
  • Undergraduate – University of Villa Clara, Faculty of Medical Sciences


Teaching

  • University of Edinburgh UK Online Tutor Neurosurgery 2017
  • University of the West Indies part time lecturer undergraduate Teaching 2008 – 2016 Surgical Skills, Neurosurgery.
  • Undergraduate Lecturer in Neurosurgery and Orthopedics 2001-2007, Faustino Perez, Faculty of Medical Sciences Cuba



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