Division of Ophthalmology


Dr Japie Grové

M.B.Ch.B(Pret), Dip Ophth(SA), FcOphth(SA), MMed Ophth (Stell)


Dr Japie Grové qualified as medical practitioner from the University of Pretoria in 2000, after working in Jubilee Hospital in Hammanskraal and 1 Military Hospital in Pretoria, he spend 3 years doing high volumes of eye surgery in rural hospitals throughout the Limpopo Province.

He did his 4 years of formal specialist training at Tygerberg Hospital under the guidance Prof. David Meyer. Though involved in most areas of eye surgery, most of his work involves vitreo-retinal surgery. Dr Grové has published in national as well as international ophthalmology journals on different topics and has been a reviewer for an international ophthalmology journal. He is a family man and blessed with a lovely wife and 3 boys.

Dr Grové has been involved at Tygerberg Hospital since 2005 and in private practice since 2009.