​​Department of Surgical Sciences

Division of Urology

Department Head 

Prof Andre v.d. Merwe
MBChB (Stell) MRCS (England) MRCS (Edin)
MMed  (Urol) UCT, FC (Urol) SA, MSc Clin Epi (Stell)

 


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 Dr Farzana Cassim
MBBCh (Wits), FC (Urol) SA, MMed (Urol)UCT

 

 

 

 

 

Dr Hilgard Ackermann
MB,ChB; MMed (Urol); FC Urol (SA).     

 

 

 

 

petrus.jpg Dr Petrus Venter (Pieter) Spies
MBChB (Stell ).FC(Urol ), FC Urol (SA)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Hayes Chair of Research
Dr Pedro Fernandez
BSc, BSc Hons (Biochemistry), PhD (Med Sci. Genetics (Stell)

 

 

 

 

 

Registrars

 

Dr Danelo du Plessis
MBChB. FC (Urol) 2020 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 Dr Rupert Pretorius
MBChB (Pret).  FC (Urol) 2021

 

 

 

 

 

 

Dr Adriaan Louw-Waldi Vlok
MBChB

 

Dr Alexander Szpytko
MBChB (UP)

 

Dr Stephan Kruger 
MBChB (Stell)

 

Dr Julian Charles Hellig  
MB,ChB (Stell) 

 

Medical Officer and Research Assistant

Heidi v Deventer.jpgDr Heidi van Deventer 
MBChB, Msc Clinical Epidemiology.

 

 

 

 

Project Manager & Clinical Research Co-ordinator

Mrs Hayley Irusen
MSc Med Sc (Clinical Epidemiology) (Stell)

 

 

 

 

 

Research Nurse

tshepo.jpgMr S.J Ntlaba
(PN)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Clerical Assistant

Ms. Leverne Engelbrecht

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Department Secretary

Please direct all enquiries to

Ms Gerchell Fortuin
Tel: +27 21 938 9094
Fax: +27 21 938 9278
Email: gerchell@sun.ac.za