DOCTORS

DR FRANK HARRY BONFILS-PERSSON

MBBCh FC Rad (Onc) MMed Rad (Onc) BSc

CLINICAL RADIATION ONCOLOGIST

(Klerksdorp Practice, Vereeniging Practice & Potchefstroom Clinic)

Dr Frank Harry Bonfils-Persson matriculated in 1976 having gone to the Vaal High School, Vanderbijlpark. He next qualified in 1982 with a Bachelor of Science (B.Sc) from the University of the Witwatesrand having majored in Biochemistry and Physiology. He completed his medical degree at the University of Copenhagen, Denmark in 1986. He initially planned to become a plastic surgeon and worked under Professor Myburg, Wits University Medical School, as a surgical registrar for two and a half years. Went into General Practice in Pinetown, Durban from 1992 to 1998. Started re-specializing in 1999 and qualified as a clinical radiation oncologist, both with a Masters degree in Medicine (M.MED Rad(Onc) in2004 as well as became a fellow of the College of Medicine South Africa (F.C. Rad (Onc)) in 2002. He is involved in many clinical trials. He is a generalist treating all solid and most hematological malignancies. He is a keen aviator having flown for over 35 years. He holds both a GPL, PPL, is a glider tug pilot and glider instructor. He is also a keen scuba diver of over 15 years, and is an advanced nitrox scuba diver Dr Frank Bonfils-Persson is married to Jane and has two children, namely a son, Jade, and a daughter, Ayla.