Education & training
MB ChB 2002 Stellenbosch; MMed (Otol) 2010 Stellenbosch
Otolaryngologist (ENT) treats conditions involving the ear, nose and sinuses, the throat and the airway including snoring and obstructive sleep apnoea, congenital problems involving the ear, nose and throat and neck, hearing loss and ear and sinus infections. Paediatrician specialises in the treatment of neonates, infants, children and adolescents. Paediatrician treats a wide range of illnesses, injuries and conditions. They often examine and treat babies immediately after birth. They can assess and if necessary, resuscitate newborns and manage treatment of premature babies. Oral maxillofacial surgeons diagnoses and treats a wide spectrum of oral diseases such as problem wisdom teeth, facial pain, and misaligned jaws, facial injuries, carry out reconstructive and dental implant surgery, treat tumours, developmental craniofacial abnormalities of the jaws or facial regions.