Prominent Guyanese doctor dies in Jamaica

Last Updated on Tuesday, 31 July 2018, 13:36 by Denis Chabrol

Dr. Gladstone Mitchell (Stabroek News photo)

Prominent Obstetrician-Gynaecologist, Dr. Gladstone Mitchell died in Jamaica after a prolonged illness, a family member confirmed.

He was 80 years.

His daughter, Vivienne Mitchell confirmed that her father passed away.

She told Demerara Waves Online News that a date has not been fixed for the funeral to be held in Jamaica. A memorial service would be held in Guyana.

Dr. Gladstone Mitchell had served in several senior positions in the government health sector.

The University of the West Indies-trained doctor was a former Medical Superintendent of the Suddie Hospital.

Dr. Mitchell also served in Barbados, Jamaica and the United Kingdom. Prior to retirement, he had also been a member of the Medical Council of Guyana.