Chrisita Powlett, MBBS DM

Previous Positions

Research Interests


Aberle C, Powlett C.L, Cozart J. Valve Prosthesis. In book Valvular Heart Disease. DOI:10.1007/978-1-4471-2840-3_11 Book Chapter

2015 Powlett C.L, Smith A.I, Skeete D. H-A. Primary Cardiac Angiosarcoma with adrenal metastasis: A Case Report. West Indian Medical Journal. 64 (4):441-443

2014 Smith A, Harris A, Fakoory M, Powlett C. A Technique for mitral valve surgery in Sickle Cell Disease. West Indian Medical Journal 63 (2): 208-209

2008 Griffith P.S, Powlett C.L, Griffith A.D, Markogiannakis H, Priego P, Jonnalagadda R, Walrond E.R. An exploratory analysis of the epidemiology and surgical management of perforated diverticular disease over a two-year period at a centre in the Caribbean. West Indian Medical Journal. 58 (6): 561-565

2006 Jonnalagadda R, Campbell M, Carter A, Powlett C, Gibbons N. Use of mobile phones among medical staff at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital. Journal of Hospital Infection 70 (2): 160-165

2003 Powlett CL, Gibbons N, Grant S, Brathwaite J. Incidence of multiple pregnancies in Trinidad over a 20-year period.

Chrisita Powlett, MBBS DM

Associate Professor of Clinical Sciences

Career Profile

Dr. Powlett is a Cardiothoracic Surgeon, with several years’ experience in medical education.

Her objectives as a medical educator are to encourage critical thinking, establish competency, inspire life-long learning and clinical excellence.

Dr. Powlett also maintains a clinical practice, and participates in continuing medical education activities. Her current clinical interests include minimally invasive valve therapies and women’s preventive cardiac healthcare.


Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery

University of the West Indies

Cave Hill Campus 



Doctor of Medicine, Cardiothoracic Surgery

University of the West Indies 

Mona Campus



Cardiovascular Surgery Fellowship Training

Texas Heart Institute

Houston, USA

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