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

Mr. Patrick A. Knight

MD Hons, FRCS Neurosurgery Eng.,

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.

Professional Biography

Mr Patrick Knight earned his MD from the University of Medical Sciences of Villa Clara. He was admitted to the Dean’s list from 2001 and graduated summa cum laude in 2007.
He achieved his qualification in basic surgical training with The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh and went on to complete his post-graduate training in Neurosurgery with The Royal College of Surgeons of England.
Mr. Knight attained his higher surgical training in the UK at the Bristol Royal Infirmary and the Southmead Hospital, which are high volume tertiary level centres. His sub-specialty interests include Spine and Functional Neurosurgery which provide complete management of spinal disorders, movement disorders and pain.
Mr Knight has a native proficiency in English and is fluent in Spanish.

Present Positions

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


  • 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


  • 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.


  • 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


  • 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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