​​Department of Paediatrics and Child Health ​​

Staff

General Paediatrics

Head: General Paediatrics

Dr E Malek

(Clinical Governance/ Health System Strengthening)
MB,ChB, MMed (Paed) (Pret), FC Paed (SA)
Tel: +27 21 9385734; Elmarie.Malek@westerncape.gov.za
Contact: Mandy Herdien, +27 21 9386197; Mandy.Herdien@westerncape.gov.za

 

Clinical Unit Head

Prof S Kling
(PICU/Allergy/Ethics)
MB,ChB, MMed (Paed) (Cape Town), DCH,FC Paed (SA), MPhil (Stell)
Tel: +27 21 9389571; sk@sun.ac.za
Contact: Anita Fourie, +27 21 9389506; aec1@sun.ac.za

 


 

Senior Specialists

Dr M du Preez
(Neonatology)
Tel: +27 21 9389424; miemie@sun.ac.za
MB,ChB, MMed (Paed) (Pret), Cert Neonatology (SA)
Contact: Jennifer Williams, +27 21 9389219; jpadams@sun.ac.za



 

Dr H Finlayson
(Infectious Diseases)
MB,ChB (Cape Town), DCH, FC Paed (SA)
Tel: +27 21 9389653; finlayson@sun.ac.za
Contact: Portia Permall, +27 21 9389584; pfcp@sun.ac.za

 

 

Dr L Frigati
(Infectious Diseases)
MB,ChB, MMed (Paed) (UCT), Dip HIV Man, DCH, FC Paed (SA), MScTMIH (London School of Tropical Medicine)
Tel: +27 21 9389888; frigati@sun.ac.za
Contact: Jennifer Williams, +27 21 9389219; jpadams@sun.ac.za

 

Dr H Hassan
(Neonatology)
MB,ChB (Cape Town), DCH, FC Paed (SA)
Tel: +27 21 93896528; hassan@sun.ac.za
Contact: Jennifer Williams, +27 21 9389219; jpadams@sun.ac.za


 

Dr A Redfern​
(Emergency)
MBChB (Cape Town), MRCPCH (UK), FC Paed, Cert Develop Paed (SA)
Tel: +27 21 9386520; redfern@sun.ac.za
Contact: Portia Permall, +27 21 9389584; pfcp@sun.ac.za

 

 

Prof H Schaaf
(Infectious Diseases)
MB,ChB, DCM, MMed (Paed), MD (Stell), FC Paed (SA)
Tel: +27 21 9389112; hss@sun.ac.za
Contact: Portia Permall, +27 21 9389584; pfcp@sun.ac.za

 

 

Dr EJ Smit
(Generalist)
MB,ChB, MMed (Paed) (Stell), DCH, MSc Child Health (UK), AHMP (FPD&Yale), FC Paed (SA)
Tel: +27 21 9386642; ls@sun.ac.za
Contact: Jennifer Williams, +27 21 9389219; jpadams@sun.ac.za


 

Dr TW Wessels
(Generalist)
MBChB, FC Paed (SA)
Tel: +27 21 9386547; thandi.wessels@westerncape.gov.za
Contact: Mandy Herdien, +27 21 9386197; Mandy.Herdien@westerncape.gov.za

 

 

Principal Medical Officer


Van Zyl  JI.JPGDr JI van Zyl
(Neonatology)

MBChB(Stell)
Tel: +27 21 935874; jivz@sun.ac.za
Contact: Salome Engelbrecht, +27 21 9384538; se2@sun.ac.za

 

Part-time specialists

 

Dr D Abraham
(Generalist)
MB,ChB (WSU), MMed (Paed) (Stell), FC Paed (SA),
Tel: +27 21 9389616; deepthi@sun.ac.za
Contact: Nelda Meyer, +27 21 9389221; nm3@sun.ac.za

 

 

Prof M Esser
(Immunology)
MB,ChB (UCT), ECFMG (USA), MMed (Paed)
Tel: +27 21 9384032; monika@sun.ac.za
Contact: Nina du Plessis, +27 21 9384032; ndp@sun.ac.za


 

Dr Y Kooblal
(Neuro-development & Allergy)
MBChB, FC Paed (SA), DCH (SA)
Tel: +27 21 9389889; yajna@sun.ac.za
Contact: Nelda Meyer, +27 21 9389221; nm3@sun.ac.za



Dr M Morkel
(Generalist)
MB,ChB (Stell), FC Paed(SA)
Tel: +27 21 9389420; marlene.morkel@gmail.com
Contact: Nelda Meyer, +27 21 9389221; nm3@sun.ac.za

 

 

Dr A Parbhoo
(Endocrinology)
MBChB (Wits), MMed(Paed)
Tel: +27 21 949 6455; anita.parbhoo@gmail.com
Contact: Salome Engelbrecht, +27 21 9384538; se2@sun.ac.za

 

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