Guyana Diaspora

'89 percent of Guyana 's graduate population live and work in the 30 relatively rich countries of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) -"Fruit that falls far from the tree",
The Economist, 03 November 2005'

It is estimated that there are as many Guyanese living overseas as they are in Guyana
They are spread out far and wide to almost every country on the planet
This blog was created to chronicle the news and and stories of the Diaspora

Tuesday, March 28, 2006


Dr. Esmond Barker, a native of Guyana, South America, received his undergraduate degree from the College of Staten Island, New York, and his medical degree from Medical College of Wisconsin in Milwaukee.

He completed his residency at Allegheny General Hospital in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, where he later became chief resident.

In 1995, he obtained his cardiology fellowship at Rutgers University (Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital) in New Brunswick, New Jersey. He also completed a senior year of residency as an ambulatory care instructor and research fellow. Returning to Pittsburgh, he practiced cardiology at North Hills Passavant Hospital.

Dr. Barker continued his cardiology studies with a Fourth Year Interventional Cardiology Training at Cardiovascular Institute of the South in Lafayette, Louisiana. Subsequently, he joined Cardiovascular Institute of the South as a staff cardiologist in Lafayette.

Dr. Barker is a Diplomate in internal medicine and is board eligible in cardiovascular disease.

In 1990, Dr. Barker was honored by Uniontown Hospital as an outstanding physician and selected to "Who's Who Among Rising Young Americans."

From Cardiovascular Institute of the South


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