About: Dr. Crooks
Is a medical graduate of the University of the West Indies, Mona, Jamaica and completed post graduate Training in Internal Medicine in 2007. Completed residency in General Cardiology in 2012 at The University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Received further subspecialty fellowship training in Interventional Cardiology also at The University of Toronto in 2013. Certified and competent in all general cardiology and invasive cardiology procedures involving acute management of Myocardial infarctions with angioplasty and stent implantation. Current academic appointments include Honorary Consultant and Associate Lecturer in the Department of Medicine/Cardiology at the University Hospital of the West Indies, Mona, Jamaica.
Research & Publications
Publications in Refereed Journals
(1) Severe pneumonia due to Methicillin Resistant Staphlococcus Aureus USA 300.Implications on vertical transmission.
N Crooks, T Ross, S Grant, R Anmolsingh, K Carroll, C WilsonWest Indies Medical Journal March, Vol 61, No.2: 145-148
(2) Adjunctive Bare-Metal Stenting Associated with Improved Outcomes in Patients With multivessel Disease Treated With Drug Eluting Stents
Crooks N , Chan W , Ivanov J , Horlick EM, Ing D , Overgaard CB , Dzavik V
Can J Cardiol. 2016 Oct ; 32 (10) : 1231-1238. doi:10.1016/j.cjca.2015.11.024.Epub 2015 Dec 9
(3) Association between drug eluting stent type and clinical outcomes in patients with chronic kidney disease undergoing percutaneous coronary intervention.
Chan W , Ivanov J , Crooks N et al
Can J Cardiol . 2014 Oct;30(10):1170-6. doi: 10.106/j.cjca.2014.04.034. Epub 2014 May 6.PMID : 25262859
(4) Complex bifurcation percutaneous coronary interventionwith the Absorb bioresorbable vascular scaffold .
Dzavik V , Crooks N , Muramatsu et al
Eurointervention, 2013 Nov;9(7): 888. doi:10.4244/EIJV917A145
Chapter 4 - ACEIs in Cardiovascular Medicine: A 21st Century Caribbean Perspective (pp. 81-100)
Pradip Kumar Karmakar, MD, FACC, Noel Crooks, MD et al