Dr Fitzcharles named director of operating theatre

PRINCESS Margaret Hospital (PMH) has appointed Dr Colleen Fitzcharles as director of operating theatre. Dr Fitzcharles was the first Bahamian female surgeon at PMH and Doctors Hospital.

She obtained her medical degree at the University of the West Indies campus and further training at Dalhousie University/Queen Elizabeth II hospital in Nova Scotia, Canada.

She is well recognised for her contributions to hand surgery in The Bahamas and started a hand clinic here. Dr Fitzcharles has expertise in reconstruction surgery but also performs burns surgery and cosmetic procedures.