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Paediatric Services Cayman Islands at a Glance

Paediatric Services Cayman Islands: Our team of 3 paediatricians (pediatricians) and a paediatric dermatologist offer a comprehensive range of paediatric services and newborn care in Cayman. Cayman has a well-developed health system but it is still an island, nearly 500 miles from Miami and so an experienced team counts. Our team is tertiary-trained, collectively with decades of experience in teaching hospitals in UK, Australia, New Zealand and more. Team Matters.

Newborn & Neonatal Services

  • Attending Deliveries (vaginal & C-sections)
  • Newborn Baby Checks
  • Support with Feeding Establishment
  • Newborn Screening & Immunizations
  • Immunizations to Cayman Immunization Schedule
  • American, Canadian and UK Immunization Schedules
  • Jaundice, Phototherapy & Advanced Care
  • Resuscitation & Immediate Care
  • Full Neonatal Intensive Care (from 23+ weeks)
  • Ventilation, Surfactant & Full Respiratory Support
  • Newborn Infections & Immunology Problems
  • Cranial Ultrasounds & Complex Diagnostics
  • Babies with Congenital or Genetic Conditions

1st Year of Life

  • Vaccinations, including Vaccination Advice
  • Well-Child Checks
  • Sleep Disorders & Sleep Counselling & Support
  • Feeding Issues & Food Intolerances
  • Food Allergies, including Peanut
  • Colic, Reflux & Silent Reflux
  • Developmental Concerns
  • Constipation, Diarrhoea & Bowel Issues
  • Rashes, including Diaper/Nappy Rash
  • Fevers, Temperatures & Infections
  • Seizures & Unusual Movements
  • Parental Concerns
  • Unsettled Baby

General Paediatrics

  • Acute or Chronic Vomiting & Diarrhoea
  • Abdominal pain (acute & chronic)
  • Constipation & Bowel Issues
  • Food Intolerances & Allergies
  • Obesity & Weight Management Issues
  • Eating Disorders & Anorexia
  • Allergies & Immunological Problems
  • Anaemia & Blood Disorders
  • Asthma, Bronchiolitis & Breathing Difficulties
  • Chest infection & Pneumonia
  • Sore Throat, Strep Throat & Tonsillitis
  • Paediatric Rashes & skin Infections
  • Ear Infections & Otitis Media
  • Eye Infections & Conjunctivitis
  • Rhinitis & Runny Nose Problems
  • Urinary Tract Infections
  • Coughs, Colds & Fevers
  • Childhood Diabetes
  • Headache & Neurological Issues
  • Joint Pains, Juvenile Arthritis & Swelling
  • Developmental Concerns & School Issues
  • Sleeping Disorders & Teenage Problems
  • Seizures & Febrile Fits
  • Complex Problems & Unexplained Symptoms

Development & Well Child Services

  • Immunizations to Cayman Immunization Schedule
  • American, Canadian and UK Immunization Schedules
  • Men B and HPV Vaccination
  • School Entry Health Exam
  • Vision & Hearing Assessment for School Entry
  • Comprehensive Schedule of Well Child Checks
  • Full Developmental Assessment
  • Evaluating Failure to Thrive
  • Learning & Speech Concerns
  • Behaviour, including in School
  • Socialisation Issues
  • Growth Concerns
  • Autistic Spectrum Disorders
  • ADHD (Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorders)
  • Referral Management to Behavioural Services
  • Advice & Coping Support for Parents
  • Advice with Nutrition & Mangement

Choosing a Paediatrician in Grand Cayman

Meet our Cayman Paediatricians & Paediatric Dermatologist

We are passionate about improving the quality of care available to those residing in Grand Cayman and that extends to an unwavering commitment to employ individuals with true expertise and a variety of unique special interests.

Dr Sara Watkin

Dr Sara Watkin

Specialist Paediatrician & Neonatologist

Dr Jasmina Marinova

Dr Jasmina Marinova

Specialist Paediatrician & Neonatologist

Dr Sarah Newton

Dr Sarah Newton

Specialist General Paediatrician & Newborn Care

Dr Alison Duncan

Dr Alison Duncan

Specialist Adult & Paediatric Dermatologist

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Additional Information About Paediatric Services Cayman Islands

Age Range Covered by our Paediatric Services in Cayman Islands

We provide services from 23+ weeks preterm to typically 18 years of age, with a few adolescents or young adults beyond that too. The average age under care by paediatricians has been increasing internationally:

Article in The Lancet »

Paediatric Services and Cayman Islands Insurance

We accept insurance from all of the Cayman Islands providers. We charge Cayman Standard Fees (based on the Cayman Standard Health Insurance Fee Schedule or SHIF). There are a few exceptions where costs are higher.

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Can I have a named Paediatrician or is it just a team approach?

We encourage parents to choose a paediatrician they feel comfortable with and that’s who they’ll see unless that person is away. The strength of a team is in cross-cover, collective knowledge and getting advice in difficult cases.

American Journal of Ethics on Teams »

What Out-of-Hours Paediatric Services are provided?

We run normal a normal daytime service but our paediatricians, all of whom cover deliveries, are used to providing out-of-hours advice, as well as hospital admissions etc. We pride ourselves on exceptional availability.

Out-of-Hours Paediatricians »