The medical community in Saint Lucia, the region and at Tapion Hospital has been plunged into mourning, following the death of general surgeon, Dr. Andrew Richardson.
Dr. Richardson who is one of the main founders of Tapion Hospital, passed away on Sunday, according to reports reaching St. Lucia News Online (SNO). He was in his 60’s at the time of his death.
Dr. Richardson practiced general surgery in Trinidad and Saint Lucia for over 32 years. He was also a former lecturer in surgery at the University of the West Indies, St. Augustine Campus, Trinidad.
Consultant Pathologist, Dr. Stephen King is reported in the media as saying that the medical community is much poorer for having lost Richardson.
King who described Dr. Richardson as a great friend, said he was also a mentor to many and a friend to others.