DR MICHAEL CASS
MBChB, FCP (SA) MMed (Int Med) Cert Clin Haem (SA) (Phys)
Michael Cass completed his undergraduate medical training as well as postgraduate training in Internal Medicine and Clinical Haematology at the University of Stellenbosch. He performed internship and community service at Chris Hani Baragwanath Hospital. Prior to returning to Tygerberg for specialist training he worked at Paarl Hospital in the Department of Internal Medicine. On completion of his training as a haematologist he joined Alberts Cellular Therapy at the Pretoria East Hospital in 2016.
While working and training at Tygerberg Hospital he conducted research on the management of patients with neutropenic fever and subsequently Hodgkin lymphoma and HIV.
He has a broad interest in haematological diseases. He is involved in clinical trials and is passionate about the opportunity to provide access to new treatments for patients.
He is a member of the South African Clinical Haematology Association and the South African Stem Cell Transplant Society. Outside of medicine in his spare time he is an enthusiastic amateur astronomer and astrophotographer.