​​​​​​​​Department of Paediatrics and Child Health

​Staff 

Subspecialist Paediatrics


Executive Head

Prof M Kruger

(Oncology & Haematology/Ethics)

MB,ChB, MMed (Paed) (Pret), FC Paed (SA), MPhil (Stell), PhD (Leuven)

Tel: +27 21 9389220; marianakruger@sun.ac.za

Contact: Anita Fourie, +27 21 9389506; aec1@sun.ac.za

 

Director: Desmond Tutu TB Centre

Prof AC Hesseling

MB, ChB (Stell), MSc (Epidemiol) (Columbia), PhD (UK)

Tel: +27 21 9389114; annekeh@sun.ac.za

Contact: Delphine Adams, +27 21 9389062; delphine@sun.ac.za

 


 

Clinical Unit Heads

Prof MF Cotton

(Infectious Diseases)

MB,ChB (Cape Town), DCH (SA), DTM & H (Lond), MMed (Paed) (Wits), FC Paed (SA), PhD (Stell)

Tel: +27 21 9384219; mcot@sun.ac.za

Contact: Natasha Samuels, +27 21 9384298; samuels@sun.ac.za

 

Prof P Goussard

(Pulmonology)

MB,ChB, MMed (Stell), Cert Pulmonology Paed (SA), PhD (Stell)

Tel: +27 21 9386274, pgouss@sun.ac.za

Contact: Anita Fourie, +27 21 9389506; aec1@sun.ac.za

 

Prof J Lawrenson

(Cardiology)

MBBCh (Witw), MMed (Paed) (Cape Town), FC Paed (SA)

Tel: 27 21 6585251/27 21 9384911; jlaw@sun.ac.za & john.lawrenson@westerncape.gov.za

                                     Contact: Jennifer Williams, +27 21 9389219; jpadams@sun.ac.za

 

Prof J Smith

(Neonatology)

MB,ChB, MMed (Paed), PhD (Stell)

Tel: +27 21 9384835; js7@sun.ac.za

                                  Contact: Portia Permall, +27 21 9389584; pfcp@sun.ac.za

 

Senior Specialists

Dr I Appel

(Intensivist)

Tel: +27 21 9389414; ilseappel@sun.ac.za

Contact: Jennifer Williams, +27 21 9389219; jpadams@sun.ac.za

 


 

Prof A Bekker

(Neonatology)

MB,ChB (Stell), FC Paed(SA), PhD (Stell)

Tel: +27 21 9389198; adrie@sun.ac.za

Contact: Jennifer Williams, +27 21 9389219; jpadams@sun.ac.za

 

Dr C du Buisson

(Nephrology)

MB,ChB (Witw), DCH, FC Paed, Cert Nephrology Paed (SA)

Tel: +27 21 9389477; cjdb@sun.ac.za

Contact: Portia Permall, +27 21 9389584; pfcp@sun.ac.za


Fourie B.jpgDr B Fourie
(Cardiology)

MBChB (UP), FCPaed(SA), Cert Cardiology Paeds

Tel: +27 21 9389404; bfourie@sun.ac.za

Contact: Jennifer Williams, +27 21 9389219; jpadams@sun.ac.za


Dr S Holgate

(Neonatology)

MB,ChB (Cape Town), DCH (UK), FC Paed , Cert Neonatology (SA)

Tel: +27 21 9389673; sandi@sun.ac.za

Contact: Jennifer Williams, +27 21 9389219; jpadams@sun.ac.za


Dr G Kali

(Neonatology)

MB,ChB (Natal), DCH, FC Paed, Cert Neonatology (SA)

Tel: +27 21 9389223; kali@sun.ac.za

Contact: Portia Permall, +27 21 9389584; pfcp@sun.ac.za

 

Dr L Lloyd

(Neonatology)

MBChB(UP), MMed Paeds(UP) FCPaeds(SA)

Tel: +27 21 9389427; lgl@sun.ac.za

Contact: Jennifer Williams, +27 21 9389219; jpadams@sun.ac.za

 

Dr JL Morrison

(Pulmonology)

MBChB(Wits), DCH (SA), FCPaed (SA), MRCPCH (UK), Cert Pulmonology Paed (SA)

Tel: +27 21 9385783; morrison@sun.ac.za

Contact: Anita Fourie +27 21 9389506; aec1@sun.ac.za


Prof ED Nel

(Gastro-enterology)

MB,ChB, BscHons, MMed (Paed)  (Stell)

Tel: +27 21 9389570; edn@sun.ac.za

Contact: Anita Fourie, +27 21 9389506; aec1@sun.ac.za

 

Dr NM Parker

(Intensivist)

MB,ChB (UCT), DCH (SA), FCPaed(SA), Cert Paediatric Critical Care (SA)

Tel: +27 21 9389027; nmp@sun.ac.za

Contact: Jennifer Williams, +27 21 9389219; jpadams@sun.ac.za

 

Prof H Rabie

(Infectious  Diseases)

MMed (Paed) (Stell), FC Paed (SA)

Tel: +27 21 9389197; hrabie@sun.ac.za

Contact: Anita Fourie, +27 21 9389506; aec1@sun.ac.za

 

Dr J Shires

(Nephrology)

MB,ChB, MMed (Paed) (Stell)

Tel: +27 21 9384502; jlshires@sun.ac.za

Contact: Portia Permall, +27 21 9389584; pfcp@sun.ac.za

 

Prof R Solomons

(Neurology)

MB,ChB (Cape Town), DCH (SA), MMed (Paed) (Stell), Cert Neuro Paed (SA), PhD (Stell/VUA)

Tel: +27 21 9389891; regan@sun.ac.za

Contact: Portia Permall, +27 21 9389584; pfcp@sun.ac.za

 

Dr P Springer

(Neuro-development)

MB,ChB (Cape Town), DTM & H (Liverpool), DCH, FC Paed, Cert Develop Paed (SA)

Tel: +27 21 9389938; springer@sun.ac.za

Contact: Jennifer Williams, +27 21 9389219; jpadams@sun.ac.za

 

Dr R Uys

(Oncology & Haematology)

MBChB(Stell)

Tel: +27 21 9354561; ruys@sun.ac.za

Contact: Nelia Olivier, +27 21 9384564

 

Prof R van Toorn

(Neurology)

​MB,ChB (Stell), MRCP, MRCPCH (Lond), FC Paed (SA), Cert Neuro Paed (SA), PhD (Stell)

Tel: +27 21 9389113; vtoorn@sun.ac.za

Contact: Jennifer Williams, +27 21 9389219; jpadams@sun.ac.za


Dr L van Wyk

(Neonatology)

​MB,ChB (Stell), BSc (Hons) Clinical Pharmacology (UP), FC Paed (SA), Cert Neonatology (SA), BMedSc (Hons) (Epidemiology) (Stell)

Tel: +27 21 9384835; lizelle@sun.ac.za

Contact: Jennifer Williams, +27 21 9389219; jpadams@sun.ac.za


Dr A van Zyl

(Oncology & Haematology)

MB,ChB, MMed (Paed) (Stell), FC Paed (SA) Cert Medical Oncology(SA) Paed

Tel: +27 21 9384560; Anel.vanZyl@westerncape.gov

.za

Contact: Portia Permall, +27 21 9389584; pfcp@sun.ac.za

 

Prof EWA Zöllner

(Endocrinology)

MB,ChB, MMed (Paed) (Cape Town), DCH (SA), DTM & H, DPH (Witw),  PhD (Stell)

Tel: +27 21 9389663; zollner@sun.ac.za

Contact: Jennifer Williams, +27 21 9389219; jpadams@sun.ac.za