• 9 - 12 August 2018 | Coastlands Umhlanga Hotel and Convention Centre, Umhlanga, Durban

Speakers

Prof Willie van Heerden


Professor Willie van Heerden is Head of the Department of Oral Pathology and Oral Biology at the University of Pretoria, South Africa. He qualified as a dentist at the University of Pretoria in 1981 and obtained a Master of Dentistry in the specialisation field of Oral Pathology cum laude from the same institution in 1988.

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Dr Paul van Zyl


Dr Paul van Zyl obtained his dental degree (B.Ch.D.) from the University of Stellenbosch Dental Faculty, South Africa, in 1984. After a few years in general practice he started his post graduate studies at the same university in 1989. He obtained his Masters Degree in Prosthodontics cum laude...

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Dr Milton Raff


Dr Milton Raff is an anesthesiologist and pain management practitioner. He also has a BSc degree majoring in biochemistry and genetics. He has been the Director of the Christiaan Barnard Memorial Hospital pain clinic since 1998. He is also a Councilor of the College of Anaesthesiologists of South Africa...

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Ms Ulundi Behrtel


Ms Behrtel obtained the BLC and LLB degrees at the University of Pretoria. She subsequently obtained a Certificate in Medicine and Law (cum laude) at UNISA, a Certificate in Legislative Drafting (cum laude) at the University of Pretoria, and a Post Graduate Diploma in International Research Ethics...

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Prof V M Phillips


He graduated with a Bachelor degree in dentistry at the University of the Witwatersrand in 1970 and went to the UK to work on the National Health in Bermondsey in London for a year. On returning to South Africa he went into private practice in Durban.

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Dr Jos Hille


Prof Jos Hille qualified with his dental training at the University of Groningen in the Netherlands in 1982 and obtained his Masters degree in Oral Pathology at the University of the Witwatersrand in 1986. He trained under Professors Shear and Altini.

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Dr Wynand van der Linden


Dr Wynand van der Linden qualified as a Maxillofacial and Oral Surgeon in 1988, and is in full time private practice. He was a consultant in the Division of Maxillofacial and Oral Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Witwatersrand until 2017.

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Dr Malan Roux


Dr Roux is a neurosurgeon in private practice at Entabeni hospital in Durban, South Africa. After he qualified in 1992, he pursued further training in various sub-specialities. In 1993 he did a one year fellowship in spinal surgery in Louisville, Kentucky.

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Dr Sudha Bechan


Anaesthetist and Pain Practitioner. Sub-specialization in Critical Care (SA) and Masters in Pain Medicine (Cardiff) Works at Inkosi Albert Luthuli Central Hospital in the multi disciplinary Pain Clinic and as an anaesthetist.

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Dr Alasdair McKelvie


ALASDAIR MCKELVIE graduated from Dundee Dental School in 1984 remaining in the hospital environment for twelve months as a house officer, gaining experience in restorative dentistry. He then worked for 23 years in general dental practice first as an associate...

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Dr Amir Afrogheh


Amir Afrogheh is a consultant Head and Neck Pathologist at the National Health Laboratory Service, and a senior lecturer/specialist at the University of the Western Cape (UWC), Cape Town, South Africa. He graduated in 2004 from UWC as a dentist, then completed his residency in oral and maxillofacial pathology, and subsequently received his master of dental surgery...

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Dr Sunildutt Aniruth


Qualified in Dentistry in 1989 at UWC and thereafter as a Maxillo – Facial and Oral Surgeon at the same institution. Currently practices privately in the Western Cape. Is a part-time consultant at the Dental Faculty at UWC...

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Dr Jameel Desai


Worked as a general Dentist in London 1996-1997 and SA 1997-2002. Worked in private practice at Mediclinic Newcastle from 2006- 2017. Was appointed part-time consultant Greys hospital ( KZN health)...

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Prof Russel Lurie


Russel LURIE graduated as a Dentist from the University of the Witwatersrand in 1965 .He spent seven years in general practice in both London and Johannesburg.

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Prof Shabnum Meer


Shabnum Meer is Associate Professor and Head: Clinical Unit in the Department of Oral Pathology, University of the Witwatersrand. She has been actively involved in teaching and research for the last 30 years. As an Oral Pathologist by profession, she is a true academic as well as an avid consultant diagnostic histopathologist...

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Dr Albert Niemann


Dr Niemann qualified as a Medical Practitioner in 1974 from The University of Pretoria and as a Senior Aviation Examiner in 1978 for both CAA and FAA. He is a fellow of the College of Medicine in 1979...

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Dr. Charmaine M. Korporaal


Charmaine is a Senior lecturer at the Department of Chiropractic and Somatology - Chiropractic Programme at the DUT. She is involved in programme management and administration, research and clinical supervision, lecturing both theory...

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Debbie Hill


B.Sc Physiotherapy. Qualified as a physiotherapist in 1981 and been in private practice for 28yrs. Has special interest in orofacial pain, headaches and TMJ dysfunctions, working closely with other medical professionals in this field.

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Dr Janine Brooker


Dr Janine Brooker, a specialist psychiatrist, is Head of Clinical Unit at Town Hill Psychiatric Hospital in PMB, South Africa: where, amongst other things, is she founded the Neuropsychiatry Unit...

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Dr Dinita Devchand


Dr Dinita Devchand, Specialist Neurologist, Life Entabeni Hospital. MBchB, University of KZN, Nelson Mandela Medical School. Fellowship of Neurology, South Africa, Consultant Neurologist...

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Dr Eric Hodgson


Eric Hodgson is the Chief Specialist Anaesthesiologist (Clinical Department manager) and Pain Clinician at Inkosi Albert Luthuli Central Hospital and an honorary clinical associate of the Dept. of Anaesthetics at the Nelson R Mandela school of medicine in eThekwini-Durban.

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Dr Doug Beere


Qualified as a Maxillofacial Surgeon at Wits University in 1993. He is full-time in private practice at St Augustine’s Hospital in Durban and has a part-time post as a Consultant in Maxillofacial Surgery at Inkosi Albert Luthuli Central Hospital...

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