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:
Lumbar spine pathology
Fellowship expertise in Paediatric Neurosurgery.
Fellowship training in Skull-base Neurosurgery.
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.
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