Gustavo Knop, MD, FRCS

Board Certified in Cardiovascular Surgery

  • Titles:

    Director of Cardiovascular Surgery and Consultant Cardiovascular Surgeon

  • Department + Services:

    • Cardiovascular  Surgery

  • My Expertise:

    • Cardiovascular Surgery
    • Cardiothoracic Surgery
    • Heart and Lung Transplantation
    • Mechanical Circulatory Support (ECMO, Short-Term Ventricular Assist Device)
  • Seeing Patients in:

    Heart Institute of The Caribbean and HIC Heart Hospital, Kingston

    Andrews Memorial Hospital, Kingston

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. Dr. Knop has practiced cardiovascular surgeries in the top hospitals in the United Kingdom and Argentina.

University Award, Faculty of Medicine, University of Buenos Aires

1997 – Published article in local newspaper “La República”,San Luis,Argentina, regarding the launch of the new Cardiac Surgical Unit conducted by myself.

1997 – Published article in local newspaper “La Reforma” regarding Minimally Invasive CABG through an Anterior Minithoracotomy (4th intercostal space).

2005 – Special Invitation from the Medical Director of TEDA Hospital from Tianjin, CHINA, to perform Cardiac Operations and give three lectures.

2006-07 – Letters of gratitude from patients, published in the local newspaper “ La Voz del Interior

2007 – The main newspaper from Argentina(“La Naciòn”) published an article regarding the first case I operated in the country of a very unusual tumor of the Heart ( Pheocromocytoma).

2007 – Special Invitation to Trinidad Tobago, West Shore Medical Center and Port of Spain General Hospital, to perform Cardiac Operations

2016 – Article in main Newspaper from Argentina regarding a pioneering procedure in Heart Transplantation in the world utilizing cadaveric donors (UK)

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