Qualifications and Interests


Limb Reconstruction Fellowship,(SAOA endorsed), December 2018. 

FC Orth (CMSA) |  May 2018 

MMed Orth ( Stell.) |  December 2018 

MBChB  |   December 2016 



Deformity Correction 

Limb Reconstruction 

Additive Manufacturing 

Biomedical Engineering 



Nationality: South African 

Date of Birth: 27 July 1982 

I.D Number: 8207275060088 

Health Professions Council Number: MP 0678252 


Current Professional Aims: 

To establish myself as a clinician-scientist, facilitating inter-disciplinary research collaborations with my clinical work as a generator of research questions. 


In the last 3 years I have focused on: 

  • Founding an Orthopaedic 3D printing laboratory and researching the effect on Orthopaedic practice. (Focus of PhD research)
  • Starting a career as an academic, taking on teaching, research supervision and administrative duties in Div of Clinical Anatomy.
  • Expanding my clinical proficiencies in deformity correction surgery and the treatment of chronic osteomyelitis by working at the Limb Reconstruction unit at Tygerberg Hospital.
  • Developing young medical professionals and academics through engaging teaching and research supervision, both at undergraduate and postgraduate levels.


2019 – Present

Part Time (1/8) Clinical Trainer (Grade 10.2)

Part-time (1/8) Clinical Trainer (Grade 10.2), Division of Orthopaedic surgery, SU.

Tygerberg Hospital

Functioning as sessional consultant in the Tumour, Sepsis and Recon Unit and also supporting the Limb Lengthening and Deformity Correction Surgery fellowship that is accommodated at our unit.


Part Time (3/8) Lecturer (Grade 8) and Researcher

Division of Clinical Anatomy, SU.

Teaching, research supervision, module development and research outputs.


OrthoTrauma: Part-time associated group practice, after-hours Orthopaedic emergencies only.

Co-founding partner of a part-time associated group practice, consisting of a group of newly

qualified Orthopaedic surgeons that are invited by established Orthopaedic surgeons to cover after hours Orthopaedic emergency service at their hospitals. Operates at several hospitals in the Northern Suburbs of Cape town and up the West Coast.


July 2018 – December 2018

Orthopaedic Surgeon, Fellowship Training Limb Lengthening and Deformity Correction Surgery

TSAOA endorsed Fellowship position

Tumour, Sepsis and Recon unit

Tygerberg Hospital


February 2013 to June 2018

MMed Orthopaedic Surgery, Registrar,

Stellenbosch University, Tygerberg Hospital, Paarl Hospital & 2 Military Hospital


April 2011 to January 2013

Medical Officer Grade 1, Orthopaedics

George Provincial Hospital


January 2010 to March 2011

Medical Officer Grade 1,

General Surgery, Burns Unit, Surgical ICU

Ngwelezane Hospital


January 2009 to December 2009

Community Service

Orthopaedics ( 8 Months)

General Surgery (4 Months)

Ngwelezane Hospital


January 2007 to December 2008


Paediatric, Obstetrics & Gynecology, Internal Medicine, Family Medicine. (4 month rotations)

Gen. Surgery, Emergency Med, Anesthetics, Orthopaedics.  (2 month rotations)

Ngwelezane Hospital


Prof Jaques Du Toit 

Head of Division 

Orthopaedic Surgery 

Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences 

Stellenbosch University 


Prof Karin Baatjes 

Vice Dean 

Teaching and Learning 

Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences 

Stellenbosch University  


Prof Nando Ferreira 

Head of Clinical Unit 

Orthopaedic Surgery 

Tumour, Sepsis and Recon Unit 

Stellenbosch University 


Dr Johan van Der Merwe 

Senior Lecturer 

Department of Engineering, M&M 

Institute of Biomedical Engineering (IBE) 

Stellenbosch University