Gustavo Knop, MD, FRCS

Dr. Gustavo Knop has more than 21 years of experience in Cardiovascular and Cardiothoracic Surgery. He is currently the only Heart Transplant Surgeon in Jamaica and wider Caribbean. Dr. Knop has practiced cardiovascular surgery in the top hospitals in the United Kingdom and Argentina.

Title Director of Cardiovascular Surgery and Consultant Cardiovascular Surgeon
Department and Services Cardiovascular Surgery
Areas of Expertise
  • Cardiovascular Surgery
  • Cardiothoracic Surgery
  • Heart and Lung Transplantation
  • Mechanical Circulatory Support (ECMO, Short-Term Ventricular Assist Device)
Seeing Patients in:
  • Heart Institution of the Caribbean & HIC Heart Hospital, Kingston
  • Andrews Memorial Medical Centre, Kinston
  • HIC Heart Station,Spanish Town
  • Heart Institution of the Caribbean, Mandeville
  • Heart Institution of the Caribbean, Ocho Rios

Honors and Awards

University Award, Faculty of Medicine, University of Buenos Aires


Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons BMA Member GMC Member, in Specialist Register as Cardiothoracic Surgeon
Member of the Argentinian College of Cardiovascular Surgery