UPDATE: Randy Frederick resting after successful surgery

Randy after surgery

Family and friends of 19-year-old Randy Frederick have confirmed to Dominica News Online that he has successfully come out of surgery at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Barbados.

The procedure took place yesterday and lasted eight hours.

Frederick left Dominica last week and was subsequently admitted at the Barbados facility where doctors performed surgery to remove a tumor on his brain.

The cost of the surgery is BA$30,000 or approximately EC$40,500.

Family and friends said Randy is in high spirit and will be kept under continued observation by doctors. With the surgery now behind them the family, friends and supporters are now praying for a successful recovery while seeking to raise the additional fees for cost associated with it. Assistance has already come from the Ross University School of Medicine, the National Youth Council and other agencies.

Randy’s plight gained national attention since the tumor was discovered by doctors in March 2010. The tumor kept the teen in constant pain and doctors in Dominica recently decided emergency surgery was necessary.

Anyone interested in assisting should call 1-767-317-4944.

Or make contributions using the  account that  has been setup to deal with the expenses of the surgery at the National Bank of Dominica.

NBD account number: 3155-00058
Account Name: SMP-NGO-Operating Fund

Swift code: BOSAUS3N

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  1. December 7, 2011

    all the best and a speedy recovery.
    what has happened to the mentally challenged boy who was keep in a cage, any help being made for him.

  2. MangoSweet
    December 7, 2011

    Elliot. Keep on trying. I have received text replies from the number. Interestingly, when I sent the first text last week, to indicate that I wanted to make a small contribution, Randy himself called from Barbados (I don’t know him though).

  3. faith
    December 6, 2011

    may god bless you and ur family randy with u speedy recovery i ask the lord jesus christ to protect u always

  4. Faith
    December 6, 2011

    Jesus was with you when u were undergoing surgery and he still remains with u through your recovery.. God bless you

  5. Lone Cowboy
    December 6, 2011

    To DNO Admin….Thank you for the update.

  6. disciple of Christ
    December 6, 2011

    The goodness of God leads men to repentance. Randy may u find peace with God and the peace of God shall be with you forever amen! If u do not know Jesus as ur Lord and personal Jesus, u can ask Him into ur heart TODAY: just do it! cheers!

  7. patriot
    December 6, 2011



  8. African Prnicess
    December 6, 2011

    Could see the operating room from my hospital bed @ QEH.. My thoughts and prayers were with this young man..Wish you all the best and a speedy recovery!!

  9. Friends Of Randy
    December 6, 2011

    For those wishing to Contribute to the fund please Give us a call at the number Listed 17673174944

    • MangoSweet
      December 7, 2011

      Or better yet, make the $$$ contribution at any of the 3 branches of the NBD. And you dont necessarily have to go and stand in line to do that. I did not.

  10. Grace
    December 6, 2011

    Father i thank you for bringing randy thus far and i know that you will continue to keep him, i pray that his recovery will be speedy in Jesus name, i pray that the medication will agreee with his body and that there will be no side effect in the name of Jesus. Father let your joy be his strength now and always in Jesus name amen!!

  11. Buffong
    December 6, 2011

    Please try to contact Senator Hill (St. Thomas Senator) for assistance. He is of carib descent and is currently in the Carib Territory udnertaking massive project. He may very well be the next Parl Rep!

  12. TRUTH
    December 6, 2011

    I knew God would come through for you Randy, keep trusting keep on believing. To the family be strong, I continue to pray for you.

  13. D/can to De bone
    December 6, 2011

    Wish him all the best through Jesus christ.. Remember we are bless.

    I will contribute to the fund

  14. Baje
    December 6, 2011

    Praise God! :)

    • December 6, 2011

      speedy recovery bro may god continue to guide and protect u in the right direction

  15. S.James
    December 6, 2011

    am happy for u and most of all God cause he did what best for you.all the best

  16. Esther
    December 6, 2011

    I wish you a speedy recovery, Randy, may God continue to guide and protect you. I live in Connecticut in the USA and I want to chip in a litle something , how am I going to do it. I noticed that all the arangements made are only for the locals and not for us living in the diaspora.

    • Anonymous
      December 6, 2011

      All you have to do is to ask your bank to wire your contribution to the account at the National Bank of Dominica at 64 Hillsborough Street, Roseau, Dominica. You will need the Bank’s swift code,too.

      DNO ADMIN: Please obtain and provide the NAtional Bank of Dominica’s swift code so that overseas DominIcans can transfer their contributions to the account at the NBD.

      ADMIN: Swift code has been added

    • Friends Of Randy
      December 6, 2011

      We are very thankful for all of you thanks for keeping Randy in Prayer upon his return a special welcome will be hosted and randy will speak to the media for now he is Doing well,For those wishing to Contribute to the fund please Give us a call at the number Listed 17673174944

    • Conscious
      December 6, 2011



      ADMIN: Swift code has been provided.

      • Conscious
        December 6, 2011

        Merci. And the address of the National Bank of Dominica for overseas contributors is


    • December 6, 2011

      There is a bank account# listed on the article. I would definitely call the bank or the phone# to get the rest of the info because it is definitely incomplete for wire transfers. It does not list the beneficiary nor an address and other information which your bank always ask for.

    • MangoSweet
      December 7, 2011

      Esther, Check for the SWIFT CODE at the end of the news item. So you can take it from there.

  17. December 5, 2011

    Christ Himself took your (Randy’s) pain in his body on that tree and by His (Jesus’s) stripes you are totally and completely healed in the name of Jesus. I pray that the hands of Jesus will hold and direct the hands of the surgeons and every surgical decision will be made at his directive. I use the authority that I have through the redemptive power of the blood of Jesus to command your brain to function better after surgery than before you went in and you will forever declare his righteousness. Through your testimony, men will be drawn closer to him. This I pray in the mighty name of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. Amen

  18. GWADA
    December 5, 2011

    MY SELF AND OTHERS R PRAYIN FOR U.put ur trust in the lord and he will guide u through doh matter wat ur illness may be.

  19. Faith
    December 5, 2011

    Praying that God puts his healing hands upon you and you have a successful and speedy recovery!

  20. Kaliago
    December 5, 2011

    I will be praying for u and family. I worked at the hospital and will be looking out for u. I will be willing to help in anyway possible. Can’t wait to meet u tomorrow.I love helping my people.

  21. Lone Cowboy
    December 5, 2011

    To DNO Admin……please give us some follow-up reports. Thanks :)

  22. okro
    December 5, 2011

    will be praying for u my friend i no this is hard for the family and him. god is with u all

  23. okro
    December 5, 2011

    may every thing go well for u god is your side hope the surgery will be a success

  24. Truth Seeker
    December 5, 2011

    We really a god-fearing set of people boy. Out of eleven, only one response is not calling on divine intervention to take its course. I hope for the expertise of modern science to work fully, effectively and speedily in helping this young man get back on his feet doing what he enjoys best in life.

  25. Friend
    December 5, 2011

    I will be praying for you my partner. God is good. To the family and friends, keep in prayer always. May God’s will for Randy be a speedy recovery and a chance to live out his life.

  26. Kimmy Nimmy
    December 5, 2011

    I pray God’s blessings on this young man and his family. God has a perfect plan for you Randy. To the family, trust that God will heal him.Claim his healing in the name of Jesus.

  27. Sandy
    December 5, 2011

    Hope your surgery is successful. To his immediate family keep the faith and hold strong. Gods knows best

  28. oh
    December 5, 2011

    i wish i cud help/….its so sad :(

    • believer
      December 5, 2011

      u can help by praying

      • December 5, 2011

        Why is there a hand’s down? Prayer is the most effective weapon that we can use right now.

  29. patriot
    December 5, 2011


  30. TRUTH
    December 5, 2011

    Father God this is your son, please help him to undergo a successful surgery. We know that you are God and believe you are the true God, help his family to cope through this trying times.
    Courage and peace to the family, God will take care of all your needs, have faith.

  31. sewosugar
    December 5, 2011

    I do hope everything goes well for this young man.

  32. S.James
    December 5, 2011

    wish him all the best and to the family continue praying and be strong, most of all have faith put it in the hands of the Lord for he knows best.

  33. Anonymous
    December 5, 2011

    GOD is the Great Physician; may God b with him. This must b very hard 4 his family, and him.

  34. mouth of the south
    December 5, 2011

    by the grace of God… may everything go well for him… hoping the surgery will be a success and lead to a speedy recovery

    • Me
      December 5, 2011

      To DNO Admin……please give us some follow-up reports. Thanks :)

      • Elliot
        December 6, 2011

        Hey, can somebody please tell me what is the matter with the above numbers? I tried calling, but no one picks up the phone.

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