Dr. Vanterpool graduated MBBS(Hons), from The University of the West Indies Medical School in 1978, has Postgraduate training in Internal Medicine in the UK, and he became a Member of the Royal College of Physicians, MRCP (UK) in 1982. This was followed by training in Gastroenterology at Charing Cross and West Middlesex University Hospitals, London.
He returned to the BVI in 1985 as a Consultant Physician in Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology at Peebles Hospital, and also started to build a private practice which has grown into a multispecialty facility, the Eureka Medical Clinic.
Dr. Vanterpool was also Chief of Medical Staff at Peebles Hospital, Tortola for a 2 year period (2004-2005)
After 20 years of service in the BVI as a specialist in internal medicine, gastroenterology and general practice, he returned to the UK for a 2 year studying period in Non-invasive Cardiology, obtaining MSC in Cardiology with distinction, from the Imperial College, London, and accreditation with the British Society of Echocardiography (BSE). He also provides Cardiac Pacemaker Services in the BVI.