Grenada Broadcasting Network

22nd June 2024




The US naval hospital ship “Comfort” is expected to set up shop on September 16 offering a vast array of services to the Grenadian public for 5 days.

The US Ambassador Linda Swartz Taglialatela is currently on island and is hopeful that at least 500 Grenadians per day will be able to take advantage of the services offered.

List of Services that will be provided by the US Hospital Ship Comfort

  • Cataract removal and Lens replacement
  • Pterygium removal
  • General Surgery
  • Trauma Surgery
  • Laproscopic Surgery – Gall bladder removal
  • Lumps and Bumps
  • Genito-Urinary Surgery
  • Varocele repair
  • Orthopedic surgeries
  • Intra-articular injections
  • Plastic Surgery
  • Contractor repair
  • Maxillofacial Surgeries
  • Radiological Services (X-Rays)
  • Ultrasound
  • Interventional radiology
  • Women’s Health
  • Hernia repair
  • Pharmacy
  • Keloids removal


  1. Ophthalmology
  2. General Surgery (Adult and Pediatric)
  3. Urology
  4. Orthopedic Surgery
  5. Oral Maxillofacial Surgery
  6. Plastic surgery
  7. Wound Care

Senior Medical Officer Dr. Francis Martin is urging the public to take advantage of the offer for free medical services by contacting him to make arrangements.

Dr. Martin can be reached at the Ministry of Health 440 2641, Ext. 2103 or Mobile 405 0311.


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