​Division of Ophthalmology


Dr William Mapham

MBChB (UCT), Dip Opth (SA)

Dr William Mapham is a registrar in ophthalmology. He obtained his MBChB from the University of Cape Town and completed his internship at Kalafong Hospital near Pretoria. He spent two years at Madwaleni Hospital in the rural Eastern Cape and served as the Vice-Chair for the Rural Doctors Association of Southern Africa. After spending 5 years in the field of public health he joined the world of ophthalmology, firstly at Good Shepherd Hospital in Swaziland and then at Uitenhage Provincial Hospital in the Eastern Cape. He has a special interest in how mobile technology can be used to improve eye care.