Education & training
MSc. MB ChB. FCSSA. FRCSC. FRACS
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. Reconstructive surgeon performs operation on abnormal structures of the body caused by congenital defects, developmental abnormalities, trauma, infection, tumours or disease. Cosmetic surgeon improves a person’s aesthetic appearance by altering or reshaping a bodily feature. Plastic surgeon encompasses both cosmetic surgery and reconstructive surgery. Hand Surgeon specialises in the following: fractures or joint injuries, affecting the hand and wrist, soft tissue injuries to the hand and wrist, Dupuytren’s contracture, joint replacement, reconstruction following trauma, nerve compression disorders, wrist arthroscopy, microsurgery.