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Mr. Godfrey M. Araujo - Physician at Fracture And Orthopaedic Clinic Limited

Mr. Godfrey M. Araujo

B.Sc. MBBS FRCS Ed., Glasg.
Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon

Mr. Godfrey Martin Araujo B.Sc. MBBS, FRCS Ed, Glasg. is a classical trained scholar who studied languages ( French, Spanish and Latin) and modern studies including Geography and Economics at secondary school (St. Mary’s College) before going on to switch disciplines to do a first degree at UWI St. Augustine in Chemistry and Analytical Chemistry.

He entered UWI Mona in 1982 and completed his MBBS in 1987, finishing his internship in 1989, following which he spent 5 years in the UK specializing in Orthopaedics and attaining the FRCS Ed. and FRCS Glasg. qualifications in 1993.

He returned to Trinidad in 1995 and joined the Government service at Port of Spain General Hospital where he served until 2007 when he went fully into private practice to allow him to develop his chosen sub-specialty interest of Hand and Upper Limb Surgery. He has attended many training courses, workshops including cadaveric practice labs and conferences in pursuing the improvement of his knowledge and skill base in the practice of this specialized area of orthopaedics.

He has established links with Hand Surgeons in other countries for collaboration in treatment of cases and for further referral for even more advanced treatment options where the local facilities are not available. He continues to maintain an active interest in the management of trauma and the management of arthritic conditions.

Mr. Araujo holds membership with several Orthopaedic Societies such as the AAOS, Association of Orthopaedic Surgeons and.

Present Position:

  • Orthopaedic Surgeon – Trauma and Reconstruction,
  • Co-founder and co- Director of FAOC- the only integrated Orthopaedic Group practice in TnT

Special Interest Areas:

  • Hand and Upper Limb
  • Shoulder and Wrist Arthroscopy
  • Musculo-Skeletal Ultrasound with emphasis on ultrasound guided injections including Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP)

Present Licenses Held:

  • T & T Specialist register
  • St Kitts and Nevis
  • Antigua

Further Training:

February 2014
Advanced Disaster Medical Response Course - Pan American Trauma Society
February 2014
Advanced Disaster Medical Response Provider Course - International Trauma and Disaster Institute, Boston Massachusetts
April 2012
IBRA Scientific Seminar & Cadaver Workshop - Trauma and Reconstruction of the Upper Limbs
December 2011
8th Annuak International Pediatric Orthopaedic Symposium
October 2011
7th Annual Scientific Conference of The Caribbean Associates of Orthopaedic Surgeons
May 2011
Protelos Worksop - Challenges of Osteoporosis Treatment in the Caribbean
February 2011
6h Annual Miami Hand Arthroscopy/Arthroplasty Course
August 2010Introduction to Musculo-Skeletal Ultrasound
June 2010 4th Latin American Pain Forum
May 2010 Masters Skills Series: Trauma of the Elbow, Forearm and Wrist 2010
March 2010 Miami Hand Reconstruction Course 2010
December 2009 6th Annual Pediatric Orthopedic Symposium
October 2009 Hip Arthroscopy Course, OLC Chicago
March 2009 Philadelphia Hand Course
April 2008 Biomet Upper Limb Arthroplasty Training Course, Orlando
March 2008 ASSH Specialty Day Program – Hand and Upper Limb, San Francisco
March 2008 AAOS Annual Meeting, San Francisco, USA
March 2008 3rd Annual Miami Hand Arthroscopy and Arthroplasty Course
October 2007 Arthroscopic Rotator Cuff Repair – Joe W. King Institute, Houston Texas
October 2007 Orthopaedic Lime III – Marriott, Trinidad & Tobago
May 2007 Managing Complex Hand and Wrist Problems – AAOS, Rosemont Illinois, Chicago
October 2006 Orthopaedic "Lime" II – Trinidad and Tobago
March 2006 ASSH 2006 Specialty Day Program – Hand Surgery
March 2006 AAOS 2006 Annual Meeting, Chicago, Illinois
February 2006 Modern Solutions in Shoulder and Elbow Surgery, Nassau Bahamas
October 2005 Orthopaedic "Lime" – Trinidad and Tobago
September 2005 The Shoulder: An Arthroscopic Odyssey, AAOS, Rosemont. Ill
February 2005 ASSH 2005 Specialty Day Program – Hand Surgery
February 2005 Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons, Washington D.C., USA
September 2004 EBI International Trauma Conference, New Jersey, USA
April 2004 Advanced Techniques in Foot and Ankle Surgery, Puerto Rico
December 2003 EBI International Trauma Conference, Las Vegas, Nevada
September 2003 The Shoulder: Open and Arthroscopic Techniques, Rosemont, Illinois
July 2002 Advanced Trauma Life Support Instructor Training Course, Trinidad and Tobago
December 2001 Advanced Wrist Fixation, Cayman Island
September 2001 Midas Rex Training Course- Puerto Rico
July 2000 Annual Meeting of the American Fracture Association, Trinidad and Tobago
March 2000 AOF&AS Specialty Day – Foot and Ankle Surgery
March 2000 Annual Meeting of The American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons, Orlando, Florida
September 1999 The Northwick Park Microvascular Course, (1-week) London, U.K.
September 1999 The AO Course for Advanced Fixation of Hand and Wrist Fractures, Derby, U.K.
May 1998 Upper Limb Training Course ( 2-week Attachment) Frank Pais Orthopaedic Hospital, Havana, Cuba
May 1996 Annual Meeting of the Society of Orthopaedic Surgeons of Trinidad and Tobago
August 1995 1st Annual Meeting of the Society of Orthopaedic Surgeons of Trinidad and Tobago
February 1995 Techniques in Foot and Ankle Surgery, London, U.K.
January 1995 External Fixator Course, RCS England, London, U.K.
December 1994 AO Basic Internal Fixation Course London, U.K.

Professional Affiliations:

  • Registered with the Medical Board of Trinidad and Tobago – Specialist Register
  • Trinidad and Tobago Medical Association.
  • Society of Surgeons of Trinidad and Tobago - Member
  • Member of the Medical Protection Society
  • Previous Member of the Council for Professions Allied to Medicine
  • Instructor in Advanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS)
  • International Member of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons
  • Member of Caribbean Association of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • Previous Medical Referee, Ministry of Labour and Small and Micro Enterprise Development

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