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Hospital surgeon to speak at ‘Docs for Dinner’

Ewart Brown, owner of the Brown-Darrell Clinic which will host this month's Docs for Dinner event

Dr Fitzroy Hamilton, a Surgical House Officer at the King Edward VII Memorial Hospital, will be the guest speaker at the Bermuda Healthcare Services and Brown-Darrell Clinic’s quarterly “Docs for Dinner’.

The event will take place at Café Lido on Thursday, June 29.

Dr Hamilton has worked at the hospital since 2013 and has several years experience working in general surgery, said a press release put out by Jamahl Simmons, spokesman for the clinic.

“Dr Hamilton was awarded an honours degree in medicine from the Superior Institute of Medical Sciences in Santiago, Cuba in 2006 and was twice selected best foreign student and on both occasions selected as a delegate to the world youth festivals in Algeria and Venezuela in 2001 and 2005 respectively” added the release. “He was the president, two times vice-president and region representative for the Association of Jamaican students in Cuba. In 2010, he received the Governor General’s award for excellence and selected the national honouree for the county of Surrey in Jamaica.

“He was a member of the amputation prevention committee at the University of the West Indies in 2013 and involved in various civic organisations in Jamaica. Presently he is involved in a study about Single Incision Laparoscopic Colectomy at KEMH.”

Registration and cocktails for “Docs for Dinner” will begin at 6.30pm, dinner will begin at 7pm, with presentations to follow.

For further information on the event, contact the Brown-Darrell Clinic on 297-3332 or send an e-mail to info@bdcl.bm.