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6/8/2014. The new fellow has started. Bryan Riemer has gone off to head up the arthroplasty department at the provincial hospital in East London. Dr Kobus Moolman started as the new fellow on the 1st of August and will be with us for a year, welcome Kobus.

Experienced Orthopaedic Surgeons working in state of the art facilities, providing world class care.

Cape Hip & Knee Practice, is the brainchild of experienced Orthopaedic Surgeons Dr Garth Grobler & Dr Brendan Dower and is situated in the Orthopaedic Centre at Vincent Pallotti Hospital, Cape Town, South Africa. As the name suggests, the Cape Hip & Knee Practice has been established to provide specialist, world class care for for the unique conditions associated with hips and knees with the predominant surgeries being hip and knee arthroplasty, hip arthroscopy and soft tissue procedures.

Dr Garth Grobler specialises in primary and revision hip and knee arthroplasty. He is the senior partner in the practice, and has performed an impressive 4000+ joint replacements.
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Dr Brendan Dower has a keen interest in young adult hip conditions and is a leading surgeon in hip arthroscopy. He has performed over 1500 total hip and knee replacemnts and his key area is maintaining impact sport after joint replacement.
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Dr Marc Nortje joined as a full partner in August 2011 after completing 18 months of the Fellowship programme. He has a keen interest in all aspects of hip surgery including childhood and adolescent dysplastic hip conditions.
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Orthopaedic Centre at Vincent Pallotti

Life Orthopaedic Hospital is a dedicated super-specialised orthopaedic hospital providing quality care for orthopaedic patients. The state of the art theatre complex is equipped with the latest technology for all aspects of orthopaedic surgery. Dedicated teams of surgical nursing staff ensure efficiency, continuity and high standards of care in theatre.