CMO of Beyond Basics Medical Day Spa, Part-time Lecturer in Dermatology & Affiliated Subjects
Dr. Stephenson A. Tomlinson, CMO of Beyond Basics Medical Day Spa received his primary and secondary education in the Cayman Islands. At the age of 16 years, he was accepted by the University of the West Indies, where he studied Medicine, graduating as a Medical Doctor at the age of 21.His internship in Medicine, Obstetrics/Gynecology and Emergency rotation was undertaken at the University Hospital, Kingston, Jamaica, where he also undertook a course in Anesthesia.
Dr. Tomlinson returned to Grand Cayman for a brief time in 1975, where he worked as Medical Officer of Health at the George Town Hospital. He then entered a surgical residency programme in the United Kingdom and became a Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons in 1979. He also worked for a short time in the USA as a General Surgeon. Dr. Tomlinson again returned to Grand Cayman and worked with the Cayman Islands Health Service until 1983. His most recent position with the Cayman Islands Health Service was as Chief Surgeon. In 1983, Dr. Tomlinson entered private practice. In 1985, he opened the Professional Medical Centre, which was the first ambulatory care center in the Cayman Islands, and indeed, one of the first in the world. In 2000, Dr. Tomlinson opened The Chrissie Tomlinson Memorial Hospital, the first private hospital in the Cayman Islands, a facility that he recently sold to local professionals. He currently works at his own private clinic, Savannah Medical Clinic at Countryside Mall. He is also the medical director of Beyond Basics Medical Day Spa, where he also sees clients for various injectables and wellness treatments. Dr.Tomlinson participates annually in medical symposiums and conferences worldwide. He has also published numerous articles and papers for medical journals and subscribes to the BJS, JAMA, New England Journal of Surgery and the West Indian Medical Journal. He is a member of the Cayman Islands Medical and Dental Society, The SoutheasternMedical Congress, the International Society of Aesthetic Medical Professionals, British Medical Association, Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow, and is registered to practice Medicine in the United Kingdom, Jamaica, Massachusetts and the Cayman Islands. He represented the District of George Town from 1992-1996 in the Legislative Assembly, and in 2002 he was honored with the M.B.E.by Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II. Dr. Tomlinson is a hardworking man of the soil, who is determined to continue to contribute, and assist with helping to improve the healthcare system in the Cayman Islands