The following surgeons form part of the SpineCentre team:
- Dr Reggie King whose special field of interest is degenerative spinal conditions.
- Dr Shawn Venter who focuses on minimally invasive and endoscopic spinal procedures.
- Dr Hein Verhoef is an Orthopaedic Surgeon with a special interest in minimally invasive spine surgery. He is currently undertaking a fellowship at the Spine Centre
Dr Reggie King
Orthopaedic Spinal Surgeon | MBChB, M.Med (Ortho), FC (SA) Ortho, PhD (Stellenbosch University)
Dr King focuses on degenerative spinal disorders. These conditions often require a spinal fusion when conservative management fail. He has a special interest in anterior lumbar surgery. These specialized surgical techniques allows accurate restoration of the patient’s anatomy and excellent fusion rates. Our centre is one of the few spinal units in the country that offers the full spectrum of anterior and posterior spinal fusions.
Dr Shawn Venter
Orthopaedic Spinal Surgeon | MBChB, BSc Hons Pharms, M.Med (Ortho), FC (SA) Ortho
Dr Venter’s field of interest and expertise is minimally invasive spinal surgical techniques. This allows excellent relief of the patient’s pain with an expedited post-surgical recovery. He is one of the few surgeons in South Africa offering the full spectrum of minimally invasive spinal surgery, including endoscopic surgery.
Dr Hein Verhoef
Orthopaedic Surgeon | MBChB, M.Med (Ortho), FC (SA) Ortho
Dr Verhoef is the current trainee spinal orthopaedic surgeon affiliated to the SpineCentre. He is expanding and refining his surgical skills. He is exposed to the whole spectrum of spinal surgical techniques needed to treat spinal pathology, including minimally invasive and open surgical procedures.
Dr Else Sliep
General practitioner | MBChB
Dr Sliep specializes in the rehabilitation of patients following spinal surgery. Her focus is on helping patients, with the help of our therapists, to make a full recovery following spinal surgery. She ensures optimal aftercare guaranteeing optimal clinical results.