My Kingston - Norman George Morrison MD FACS

Asst Clinical Professor of Surgery Columbia University of Physicians & Surgeons

Sunday, February 03, 2013

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What was your first impression of Kingston, Jamaica?

How clean the city is compared to the streets of NYC.

What has been your most memorable meal in Kingston?

Baked crab backs at The Terrace.

Share the title of the last book you read.

Body Contouring Reconstructive Surgery After Weight Loss by Jeffrey Sebastian, MD Joseph Capella, MD & J Peter Rubin

What was the last bit of music you listened to that you enjoyed?

The first night of Jazz and Blues; I thoroughly enjoyed it.

What was your last bit of retail therapy?

We went to Saks Fifth Avenue and bought Lamer Skin Products for my wife.

Share some places in your black (travel) book (the country and particular spot)

Golden Eye — St Mary.

What cologne are you splashing?


What was it about cosmetic surgery that enticed you?

The dramatic change in not only the appearance of the patient but also the immediate mood change.

How receptive are our women to cosmetic and reconstructive surgery?

In North America very highly receptive, in Jamaica it is just becoming of age and the differences between North America and here is that women there will show and tell, as against here where it is hush-hush.

What's the most requested procedure?

Abdominoplasty (tummy tuck), liposuction and breast lift or breast augmentation.

Why do you think this is?

There is a concept in the States called mummy make-over, in which women who have finished having children are now ready to spend time on themselves and rebuild their bodies.

Are we in line with the North American woman?

Speaking with some of the women I have met I have to say NO; we are getting there but not there yet.

What do you reckon will be the most requested procedure here in Jamaica for 2013?


How difficult is it to get an appointment?

Not difficult at all.

Where do we find you in Jamaica?

Shop 41 Twin Gates Plaza, Kingston 10.

When and where was your last big laugh?

Sunday, driving back from Montego Bay to Kingston with my wife and in-laws and just reminiscing on old times.

What is your philosophy?

I will give of my best, every time, every day, to every task.




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