Division of Surgery


Trauma Surgery

Clinical services:

​Treatment of about 22000 trauma victims annually,  within the unit, or by referral to appropriate surgical divisions.

Current focus areas : Maintenance of a trauma database, selective non-operative management of blunt and penetrating abdominal trauma, selective management of patients with penetrating cervical injuries.

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Dr Z (Zamira) Keyser
Specialist Consultant: Trauma Surgery
MBChB(Free State), MMed(Surg)(Stell), FCS(SA)
​Email: ​zkeyser@sun.ac.za

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Dr Hendrick Lategan
Specialist Consultant: Trauma and Emergency Medicine
BSc(UPE), MBChB(Wits), MMed(EM)(UCT), FCEM(SA)
Email: hendrickjlategan@sun.ac.za

Dr Chanel Changfoot
Consultant Fellow: Trauma Surgery
MBChB(UP), FCS(SA), MMed(Surg)(Stell)