Education & training
MB ChB 1988 Pretoria; FCPath (SA) 2000; MMed (Path) 2000 Pretoria; FRCPA 2004
Pathologists are highly trained physicians who primarily study the nature, effects and causes of disease. Pathologists analyses fluids and tissue samples to determine and identify the nature of any diseases present. Pathologists are responsible for analysing and inspecting deceased patients or victims to identify if any disease is present, determine the cause of death and reveal other pertinent medical information.