MBChB MMed (Rad Onc) FC (Rad Onc)


(Trichardt Clinic)

Qualified in Medicine at the University of Pretoria in 1989. Worked for a year at Bethal Hospital after internship at Middelburg Hospital. Then did a year as a registrar in the Obstetrics and Gynaecology department at Addington Hospital in Durban. Started as a medical officer at the Oncology Department, University of Natal with Prof Amo Jordaan at the head. Worked as a MO for a few years before deciding on specializing in oncology. I developed a soft spot for the cancer patients and was very interested in the radiotherapy part of the work. Completed my MMed at the University of Natal in 1996 and then went on to do the College of Medicine of South Africa final in May 1997 qualifying as a clinical radiation oncologist. Worked as a consultant in the same department for a year.

Started part-time in private practice in 1998 at the Durban Oncology Centre working for Dr Dayle Hacking. Stayed there until 2006 when Dr Hacking immigrated to Ireland. I then worked for Dr Rory Callaghan at the Oncology Centre near Parklands Hospital in Durban until the end of 2011. Was also involved in trial work at both private centres. Currently working at the Trichardt Oncology Clinic for ABJ.