"I am confident that I will continue my good recovery. I will certainly visit South Africa again. It is a most beautiful country."


Surgeon and Safari has received extensive Local and International media interest with Press coverage : TIME, NEWSWEEK, FORBES, WALL STREET JOURNAL ….. TV  Coverage – ABC, BBC, CBS, SKY… to mention a few.


Today Surgeon and Safari has its own 4 star graded Guesthouse offering clients fully inclusive recuperation accommodation packages, together with reliable medical concierge service, extensive support and assistance focusing on clients needs whilst recuperating.


Lorraine Melvill – Founder of Surgeon and Safari;


  • 2001 Presented Business model to Institute of Directors in London.
  • 2002 Nominated South African Business Woman of the Year Award
  • 2002 Finalist Nedbank Business Achiever Awards
  • 2003 Surgeon and Safari nominated by the Department of Trade and Industry for a Business Partnership and Collaboration award
  • 2004 Nominated GIBS Top Speaker of the year award
  • 2006 Founder member of the Medical Tourism Association of South Africa


The Surgeon and Safari business model has been used;


  • Case Study - Marketing Text Books used in South African Universities / London Business School of Economics
  • Business Model in Developing Economies by World Economic Development Agency


Lorraine Melvill is a founder member of Medical Tourism Association of South African ( Est. 2006 ) a Non Profit Organization committed to maintain the highest quality standard and service in the industry.


Surgeon and Safari website is accredited by:


  • Treatment Abroad Code of Practice requiring a compliance of a code of practice with the information given to clients, service offered, medical treatment given by medical specialists and hospitals.


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Company Registration: CK 1999/070953/23

VAT Registration: 4880202926

Trademark Registered in South Africa, USA, Europe

Contact us

Phone: + (27) 11 463 3154

Fax: + (27) 82 395 3356