Name: Dr. Hayden Hobbs
Qualification: MBChB (UCT), Dip PEC (SA), FC Orth (SA), MMed Orth (UCT)
Areas of specialty and interest: Knee injuries, arthroscopic knee surgery for ligament reconstruction (ACL, PCL) and meniscal repair, osteotomies around the knee, knee replacement surgery (total and unicompartmental) and revision knee surgery.
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After obtaining my qualifications from the University of Cape Town, further specialisation was done in knee surgery, doing a 6 month fellowship with Dr Willem van der Merwe. I then spent a year doing a fellowship overseas in 2 of the top knee units in the world with 6 months with Professor Bellemans in Leuven, Belgium (specific attention to primary and revision knee replacements) and 6 months with Professor Neyret in Lyon, France (specific attention to osteotomies).
Actively involved in research and educational meetings locally and internationally with contributions and presentations.
Membership: South African Orthopaedic Society, South African Knee Society, International Society of Arthroscopy, Knee Surgery and Orthopaedic Sports Medicine.
Telephone: +27 21 506 5621
Fax: +27 21 506 5215