Jason Toppin, MBBS

Dr. Toppin is originally from Barbados, but has also lived in the United Kingdom, Trinidad, the United States, Canada and, of course, Jamaica. He is specially trained in anaesthesia for cardiac surgery, for transplantation and critical care. Dr. Toppin has a special interest in Critical care education and lectures at various institutions in Jamaica.

Title Director of Anaesthesiology and Critical Care
Department and Services Anaesthesiology and Critical Care
Areas of Expertise
  • Cardiac Anaesthesia
  • Procedural sedation
  • Transesophageal Echocardiography
  • Adult Critical Care
Seeing Patients in: Heart Institute of the Caribbean and HIC Heart Hospital, Kingston

Honors and Awards

Dean’s List (duration- Harvard University)


Jamaica Medical Doctors Association
Jamaica Association of Sports Medicine

Published Research

Corbella, D., Toppin, P. J., Ghanekar, A., Ayach, N., Schiff, J., Van Rensburg, A., & McCluskey, S. A. (2018). Cardiac output-based fluid optimization for kidney transplant recipients: a proof-of-concept trial. Canadian Journal of Anesthesia/Journal canadien d’anesthésie65(8), 873-883.