Health

Transplant surgeon to speak at dinner

  • Graham Jay

Bermuda Healthcare Services and Brown-Darrell Clinic will be hosting its quarterly “Docs for Dinner” event at Café Lido tomorrow.

The guest speaker is Jay Alexander Graham, an abdominal transplant surgeon in the Bronx at Montefiore Medical Centre, who will be presenting on the topic “Renal Transplant Surgery in The Urban Setting”.

Certified by the American Board of Surgery, Dr Graham earned his medical degree from Georgetown University School of Medicine in Washington, DC.

He then completed a general surgery residency at Georgetown University Hospital and research fellowship at Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston.

He joined Montefiore after completing his abdominal transplant fellowship at Columbia University-New York Presbyterian Hospital.

The author of more than 25 peer-review manuscripts and eight book chapters, he continues to pursue academic research with five internal review board approved protocols.

He specialises in liver, kidney and pancreas transplantation and has a passion for improving patient’s lives through treating end-organ failure, according to a press release for the event.

More than 30 doctors are expected to attend the presentation and receive two Continuing Medical Education credits.

Registration and cocktails will begin at 7pm, with dinner at 7.30pm and presentations to follow.

For more information, call the Brown-Darrell Clinic on 297-3332 or e-mail to info@bdcl.bm.