The Princess Margaret Hospital (PMH) is pleased to announce Dr. Rhea Thurston- Carroll and Dr. Nicholas Burrows have joined its ranks as Consultant physicians in the Nephrology and Neurosurgery services respectively. Dr. Rhea Thurston-Carroll is a Bahamian native who received her medical degree at the University of the West Indies (UWI) Trinidad & Tobago and completed her internship at UWI’s Nassau campus. Her internal medicine residency was completed at St Peter’s University Hospital/ Robert Wood Johnson in New Brunswick,
New Jersey and nephrology fellowship at the University of South Florida in Tampa, Florida. Ultimately, she achieved an advanced fellowship in kidney transplantation at the University of Miami/ Jackson Memorial Hospital.
Dr. Thurston-Carroll is a board-certified Internist and Nephrologist. She is also certified by the American Transplant Society as a United Network of Organ Sharing (UNOS) Kidney Transplant Physician. She joins PMH with an interest in kidney transplantation. She is motivated to revitalize a kidney transplant program including the living donor program. Other interests include management of acute and chronic kidney disease, dialysis, onco-nephrology (kidney disease in cancer patients) and glomerular disorders. She is a member of the American College of Physicians, American Society of Nephrology, and the American Society of Transplantation.
Dr. Nicholas Burrowes was born in Jamaica and received his Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS) from The University of the West Indies (UWI), School of Medicine, Mona. He specialized in Neurosurgery at UWI’s campus at Mona, Jamaica and Cornwall Regional Hospital Mount Salem in Montego Bay, Jamaica. He subsequently completed the Macquarie Orthopaedic Spine Surgery Fellowship at Macquarie University Hospital in Sydney Australia January 2021.
Dr. Burrows has made it a priority to give back to the community throughout his career, including volunteering as a medical doctor to various teams in the CARIFTA Athletics Championships. He is a proud member of the International Congress of Neurological Surgeons and The Association of Surgeons in Jamaica.
The addition of Dr. Thurston-Carroll and Dr. Burrows to the ranks of senior physicians at the hospital not only enhances our mission to provide care to our patients but also bolsters our hospital’s teaching mission. The Public Hospitals Authority Board of Directors, Senior Executive Team, Executive Management Committees, and staff extend a warm welcome to these eminently qualified Consultants.