Division of Neurosurgery

Clinical Service


The clinical service essentially is run from the Tygerberg Academic hospital. The division provides a comprehensive general Neurosurgical service.

Highly specialized services include:

  • Cranio-facial Surgery as a part of the Cranio-facial unit that is run under the headship of Prof S Al-Benna (Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery) 
  • Pituitary Surgery in conjunction with the Neuro-endocrine unit of Prof S Hough and also with ENT surgery (Dr G Kroukamp)
  • Neuro-endoscopy.

Weekly/Monthly meeting with other role players include:

  • Neuroradiology meetings weekly
  • Neuro-endocrine meetings monthly
  • Neuro-onlogy meetings monthly
  • Cranio-facial meetings monthly
  • Morbidity and Mortality meetings weekly
  • Neuropathology/ Forensic neuropathology head injury meetings monthly