New specialists for Sheppie hospital

2015-06-18 06:00
Dr Johannes Frederik De Jager.PHOTO: 

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PORT Shepstone Regional Hospital recently welcomed two new doctors to the team.

Dr Johannes Frederik De Jager is the newly appointed ophthalmology medical officer and Dr Freek Coetzee is the orthopaedic specialist.

They started duties believing they have a responsibility to meet the needs of both the hospital and patients under their care.

De Jager’s presence has come as a boost to the eye clinic as it has enabled the clinic to increase the number of patients booked per day.

He will resume outreach services to Murchison Hospital soon and will consult patients with eye diseases and problems from Monday to Friday from 7.30am to 4pm.

Coetzee is excited about the challenge of improving orthopaedic services at the hospital. He is experienced in orthopaedic surgery, doing spinal surgeries, arthroplasty, arthroscopic surgery and trauma surgery. He enjoys outdoor life, nature, photography and riding mountain and motor bikes.

Patients can place their confidence in these specialists as their qualifications and vast experience speaks for itself.

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