Dr. Sylvanus Nawab, MD

Health Council Chair

Dr Sylvanus Nawab is Bermuda Hospital Board’s Chief of Paediatrics. Born in Ghana, West Africa, Dr Nawab spent his formative years in Cuba and graduated from the University of Havana Higher Institute of Medical Sciences. He worked as an Emergency Room and Paediatric House Officer in The Commonwealth of Dominica and St Lucia, before serving as BHB’s Senior Paediatric House Officer. In 2007, he went on to complete additional paediatric training as a resident at the San Juan Municipal Hospital, Puerto Rico. Upon his return to Bermuda, Dr Nawab found work in the private sector with Edgewood Paediatrics and later re-joined BHB. He has regularly participated in charitable medical visits to developing countries like Guatemala, Haiti and Ghana, and is passionate about the welfare of young people. Dr Nawab is a Fellow of the American Academy of Paediatrics and a Diplomate of the American Board of Pediatrics.