Dr Rick van der Poel's CV page





“Rick and his anesthetist Stan were so calm, warm and professional. They have a bedside manner like old times but with bang up to the minute knowledge and staff. It is like LA but with love and of course it is more affordable.”

Plastic & Reconstructive Surgeon

  • We only use surgeons whom are qualified, certified and registered medical doctors and specialists in South Africa.
  • All our surgeons are registered with their respective specialist associations and thus adhere to those professional codes of conduct as well as having no malpractice Law suits lodged against them.
  • We elect to work with a select few of the top surgeons whom have successful private practises with high standards of ethics.
  • These surgeons pride themselves on the quality of their work, and take time to ensure that you are comfortable with your choice and ensure that you have realistic expectations.
  • The Surgeons will not perform procedures if they feel your life or health would be compromised in any way.
  • We only use Surgeons who have the correct and necessary malpractice
    insurance coverage to operate on our overseas clients.

Practice No. 3600963

Dr. Rick van der Poel practices in The Rosebank Clinic - one of South Africa's the most up to date private clinics, situated in an up-market residential suburb of Johannesburg.Dr Rick van der poel

Dr Rick van der poelDr. van der Poel utilizes the latest equipment and
technology necessary to perform his surgery. He and his staff are committed to offering an excellent individual service, and only use the services of a registered specialist anaesthesiologist.


Professional Associations (Past and Present)

Dr. Rick van der Poel maintains a high ethical standard and keeps abreast of up-to-date surgical techniques from around the world. He was a consultant Plastic Surgeon at Witwatersrand University until he entered private practice in Johannesburg in 1989


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