DOCTORS

DR ANDREW MCDONALD

MBChB FCP (SA) Cert Clin Haem (Phys)

CLINICAL HAEMATOLOGIST

(Klerksdorp Practice, Albert Alberts Stem Cell Transplant Centre - Pretoria East Practice, Witbank Clinic)

Dr Andrew McDonald studied at UCT for both undergraduate and post graduate training; specialising as a physician, and later doing Clinical Haematology.

From 2001 until 2012 he was a consultant in the Department of Haematology at Groote Schuur Hospital, training junior doctors and supervising management of people with blood disorders.

From 2012 onwards, Dr McDonald has been practising as a Clinical Haematologist at Alberts Cellular Therapy at Pretoria East Hospital.

Dr McDonald's training and work experience at Groote Schuur Hospital equipped him to look after the broad range of blood disorders: GSH is the largest state hospital bone marrow transplant centre; he was also the head of the Haemophilia and Related Bleeding Disorders Clinic, as well as the chairman of MASAC of the South Africa Haemophilia foundation for 4 years.

Since arriving in Pretoria, together with the excellent team of doctors and nurses and support staff, they have achieved JACIE accreditation for transplants, and attempts to provide the highest standard of care for blood diseases.

Dr Andrew McDonald has a wide range of interests in blood disorders, and is actively involved in research with new drugs.