Dr Sahle Griffith is a General, Advanced Laparoscopic and Bariatric Surgeon who was trained at the Centre for the Advancement of Minimally Invasive Surgery, Alberta, University of the West Indies and Imperial College London. Dr Griffith pursued his internship at Cornwall Regional Hospital in Jamaica from 2000 to 2002 and then begun his training in Ear, Nose and Throat Surgery. Subsequently, he then entered the General Surgical Program in 2004 which he completed in 2009.
During this time, he took an interest in laparoscopic surgery and did an elective as an Honorary Clinic Fellow at Imperial College in London from 2007 at which point he was based at the St Mary’s Hospital in Praed Street, Paddington, Ealing Hospital in South Hall, London. While on fellowship in the United Kingdom, Dr Griffith did a Diploma in Laparoscopic Surgery at the University of Strasbourg in 2008. He also spent a period of his elective training in Spain under the tutelage of renowned laparoscopic surgeons at Hospital de San Pau in Barcelona, University of Navarra in Pamplona and the Hospital Universitario Ramón y Cajal in Madrid. Prior to that, in 2005 he became a Member of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh. Upon finishing his general surgical training, he was based at the ward Cornwall Regional Hospital from 2009 and in July 2010 he went on to do a Clinical Fellowship in Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery and Bariatric Surgery at the Centre for the Advancement of Minimally Invasive Surgery of the University of Alberta which he completed on June 2011.
His fellowship was accredited by the American Society of Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery in May 2012 following review of the fellowship year. Since July 2011, Dr Griffith has been practising in Barbados, performing Advanced Laparoscopic and Bariatric Surgeries and has been the Medical Director at Surgical Solutions Inc. from that time. He later took a job as a Consultant Minimal Invasive Surgeon at The Queen Elizabeth Hospital from January 2014 and has been appointed an Associate Lecturer at the University of The West Indies Cave Hill Campus in General Surgery.