Pioneering Treatment for Hypertension Succeeds in the Caribbean

Pioneering Treatment for Hypertension Succeeds in the Caribbean

For the first time in the Caribbean region, surgeons at Health City Cayman Islands successfully performed an operation which relieves serious hypertension. Senior Cardiologist and Electrophysiologist at Health City Cayman Islands, Dr. Ravi Kishore performed the procedure, known as renal denervation, on Caymanian Allan Ebanks who had been diagnosed with resistant hypertension symptoms that were…

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Health City Cayman Islands Adds Robotic Assisted Orthopedic Surgery

Health City Cayman Islands Adds Robotic Assisted Orthopedic Surgery

Health City Cayman Islands has joined an elite group of hospitals around the world that can perform robotic assisted orthopedic surgery on knees and other joints. “This technology has really changed the way surgeries are performed,” asserted Dr. Alwin Almeida, Health City’s Senior Consultant Orthopedic Surgeon. “With the acquisition of this advanced system we have…

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Health City Completes First Ever TAVI Procedure in the Caribbean

Health City Completes First Ever TAVI Procedure in the Caribbean

The first ever Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation (TAVI Procedure) undertaken in the English-speaking Caribbean region has been completed at leading tertiary care hospital, Health City Cayman Islands. The complex cardiac procedure was performed on local Cayman Islands patient, Dianna Merren, in February 2016, by Health City Senior Cardiologist, Dr Ravi Kishore and Senior Cardiac Surgeon,…

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Eco-friendly Health City Cayman Islands Releases 2015 Conservation Statistics

Eco-friendly Health City Cayman Islands Releases 2015 Conservation Statistics

Health City Cayman Islands this week released its annual conservation statistics detailing the tertiary care hospital’s water, energy, waste-reduction and landfill diversion efficiencies. Mr. Gene Thompson, Project Director at Health City Cayman Islands, said the eco-friendly JCI accredited hospital had been committed to a conservation-minded business since its inception, from construction through to operations. “We…

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Type 1 Diabetes Patients Receive Educational Tour At Health City

Type 1 Diabetes Patients Receive Educational Tour At Health City

CAYMAN ISLANDS (December 3, 2015) – Health City Cayman Islands recently held a tour of the hospital for young Type 1 Diabetes patients and their families.  The tour included a discussion with medical staff, including Pediatric Endocrinologist, Dr Deepa Subramonian and Registered Dietitian, Stellerie Noyons. The tour, held on 28 November 2015, included treating the families…

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Texas Couple Praises Health City

Texas Couple Praises Health City

When Wayne Wright needed knee replacement surgery, his wife wanted him to undergo the operation in an American hospital, but Wayne did his research and all signs pointed to searching for a solution overseas, more specifically to Health City Cayman Islands. Because Wayne’s company is self-insured, finding an affordable, high quality medical facility was a…

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Cayman Islands Premier Lauds Health City

Cayman Islands Premier Lauds Health City

GEORGE TOWN, Cayman Islands (May 25, 2015) – The Premier of the Cayman Islands believes a new Caribbean hospital’s accreditation will stimulate interest in the Caribbean destination as a premier location for world-class healthcare and medical tourism. Speaking at a press conference marking the award of the Joint Commission International’s (JCI) Gold Seal of Approval to Health…

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Health City Cayman Islands Awarded JCI Accreditation

Health City Cayman Islands Awarded JCI Accreditation

CAYMAN ISLANDS (May 13, 2015) – On the heels of Health City Cayman Islands’ first anniversary celebrations, the Caribbean hospital has received the news that it has earned the prestigious Gold Seal of Approval from Joint Commission International (JCI), the worldwide leader in accrediting the quality of healthcare. The accreditation commission’s on-site evaluation of Health…

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Health City Cayman Islands Celebrates First Anniversary

Health City Cayman Islands Celebrates First Anniversary

CAYMAN ISLANDS (April 9, 2015) – Health City Cayman Islands celebrates its first anniversary of providing quality and affordable healthcare this month. Since the state-of-the-art medical facility received its first patient 12 months ago, Health City brought life to the shared vision of renowned cardiac surgeon Dr. Devi Shetty, and Ascension, the world’s leading non-profit…

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Health City, Cayman Tourism Partner to Promote Medical Travel

Health City, Cayman Tourism Partner to Promote Medical Travel

CAYMAN ISLANDS (March 1, 2015) – The Caribbean’s newest healthcare facility is venturing into a new partnership to strengthen its identity as the region’s premiere destination for world-class healthcare and medical tourism. Shomari Scott, Marketing Director of Health City Cayman Islands, said that the international hospital’s strategy to attract more travelers  seeking medical attention has…

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Health City’s Second Successful LVAD Heart Surgery

Health City’s Second Successful LVAD Heart Surgery

GRAND CAYMAN, Cayman Islands (December 1, 2014) – Health City Cayman Islands has performed its second successful LVAD heart surgery, allowing another ailing Caribbean national to move to a new beat. Ralph Wright of the Cayman Islands recently benefited from the complex procedure, which is performed at advanced stages of heart failure when the heart…

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American Retiree Chooses Caribbean Hospital for Hip Replacement Surgery

American Retiree Chooses Caribbean Hospital for Hip Replacement Surgery

(October 13, 2014) – Some diligent research into his options for hip replacement surgery led American Michael Lepley to Health City Cayman Islands, and the experience changed his life for the better. Lepley desperately needed the procedure so he set out to learn all he could about the availability of options in Asia, Latin America…

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World Medical Tourism and Global Healthcare Congress Shines Spotlight on Health City

World Medical Tourism and Global Healthcare Congress Shines Spotlight on Health City

WASHINGTON, DC (September 24, 2014) – The Caribbean’s newest medical facility was the subject of much interest at the World Medical Tourism and Global Healthcare Congress held in the Washington, DC area this week. At the Caribbean and Island Ministerial Summit of the conference, the invitation-only audience reviewed an exclusive presentation on Health City Cayman…

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Cayman’s First Ever Coronary Artery Bypass Graft Surgery (CABG) Performed at Health City

Cayman’s First Ever Coronary Artery Bypass Graft Surgery (CABG) Performed at Health City

GRAND CAYMAN, Cayman Islands (July 24, 2014) – A key milestone in the history of medicine in the Cayman Islands was achieved last week with the country’s first ever Adult and Pediatric Cardiac Surgery and first CABG (Coronary Artery Bypass Graft Surgery) performed. The patient, a  65 year old woman with diabetes and high blood pressure…

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