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Faculty of Medical Sciences

Dr. Shabier St. John

Dr. Shabier St. John

Associate Lecturer, General Surgery

Senior Registrar General Surgery

Clinical Sciences


Dr. St. John received his undergraduate and postgraduate training in medicine from the UWI St. Augustine & Cave Hill Campuses and graduated with MBBS and DM General Surgery degrees in 2010 and 2019 respectively. He joined the Faculty of Medical Sciences as Associate Lecturer in General Surgery in 2021.
He completed a clinical fellowship in Colorectal Surgery at the University of Toronto in 2023. Dr. St. John is a Senior Registrar in the Department of Surgery at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital and performs endoscopic procedures in the Gastrointestinal Unit of the hospital.



Teaching Areas

General Surgery
Colorectal Surgery


  1. St. John S, O’Shea M. A Case of Solitary Rectal Ulcer Syndrome. Caribbean College of Surgeons 2023.
  2. Chase C, Doyle A, St. John S, Laurent T, Griffith S. Post operative haemorrhage secondary to cinnamon use. A case Report. Int J Surg Case Rep. 2022.
  3. St. John S, Springer D, Bernstein S. Bleeding and Inflamed Meckel’s Diverticulum. Journal of Caribbean College of Surgeons 2019.
  4. Flower C, O’Shea M, Peters A, St. John S. A Case of Acute Abdomen in SLE. West IndianMedical Journal 2012; 62(4).
  5. “A Concise History of Medicine in Trinidad & Tobago: 1950 to 2000”. Barbados Association of Medical Practitioners Bulletin. April/May & July/August 2011.

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