“Lorraine is one of the nicest and most ethical people you could hope to encounter."

Love – Colleen

South African orthopedic surgeons are renowned internationally for being caring and empathetic, understanding that corrective and cosmetic procedures are a highly personal and private experience.

All practising surgeons in South Africa are qualified medical doctors and are registered with the South African Medical and Dental Council - thus adhering to the ethical codes of conduct as put forward by the association.Dr Josip Cakic

Dr Josip Cakic – Hip & Joint Replacements

Fondly known as “Dr Chuck”, Dr Cakic practices as a general orthopaedic surgeon with a special interest in hips. He is one of few Orthopaedic Surgeons in South Africa skilled enough to do an anterior incision for total hip replacement surgery, a procedure that potentially reduces pain and length of stay in hospital.Dr Mark Ferguson

Dr Mark Ferguson – Knees, Shoulders and Sport

Dr Mark Ferguson is a Principle Orthopaedic surgeon at the well-established Centre for Sports Medicine - adjacent to the Rosebank Clinic. The Centre for Sports Medicine is renowned for arthroscopic and joint reconstructive procedures for the treatment of both local and international sportsmen.Dr Gavin O'Brien

Dr Gavin O'Brien - Foot and Ankle

Dr Gavin O’Brien specialised as an Orthopaedic Surgeon in 2005. He practised as an Orthopaedic Consultant at Chris Hani Baragwanath Hospital and the Johannesburg General Hospital while practicing part time at Sunward Park Hospital. He joined Netcare Rosebank Hospital in 2006.Dr Glen Vardi

Dr Glen Vardi – Knees

Dr Vardi has recently returned from the UK, having worked there for the past 10 years. He practiced as a knee surgeon at the Droitwich and London Knee Clinics for 8 years after a 2 year stint at Nottingham University as a Senior Registrar and Knee Fellow.


Surgical Procedures and Techniques

Total Hip replacement
Total Knee replacement
Shoulder Replacement
Frozen Shoulder (Adhesive Capsulitis)
Posterolateral Corner Replacement
Osteochondral grafting
High Tibial Osteotomy
Knee Arthroscopy
Autologus Chondrocyte Implantation
Hip Arthroscopy


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