About Dr Peter Smith

About Dr Peter SmithDr Peter Smith is a leading Orthopaedic Surgeon operating from the Mediclinic Milnerton in Cape Town, Western Cape. His practice is situated in the heart of this seaside town.  Dr Peter Smith not only offers patients the full spectrum of professional orthopaedic treatments, but specialises in total knee replacement, total hip replacement, sports injuries and the latest arthroscopic surgery techniques and computer guided surgery. He gained extensive experience in the latest arthroplasty techniques during his stay of 6 years in Australia where he performed more than a hundred primary and revision hip and knee replacements cases in a year.

With the number of injuries sustained by patients through our very active South African lifestyle, as well as to athletes, sportsmen and women, Dr Peter Smith uses modern procedures and rehabilitation protocols to enhances their recovery. By using accelerated rehabilitation protocols, patients’ hospital stay are reduced and their recovery at home more tolerable. Patients are able to resume their active outdoor activities or sport within a few months.

Today, surgeries can be performed with a low invasive procedure and with the ideal fresh clean environment offered in Milnerton, Cape Town; post operative rehabilitation is further enhanced.

Board certification

Health Professions Council South Africa
General Medical Council United Kingdom
Royal Australasian College of Surgeons 2005-2009

Education

Graduate

University of Stellenbosch, South Africa
MMed, Orthopaedics 2003

University of London, United Kingdom
MSc , Sports Medicine 1996

Fellowship

College of Medicine, South Africa
FC(Ortho), Orthopaedics 2003

Hospital / Academic affiliations

Hospital

Consultant Orthopaedic Surgery Maroondah Hospital | Melbourne, Australia
Consultant Orthopaedic Surgery Latrobe Regional Hospital | Traralgon, Australia

Society memberships

South African Orthopaedic Association
American Academy Orthopaedic Surgeons International Affiliate
Member Faculty of Sport and Excercise Medicine (Edinburgh) 2006-current
Member Royal Australasian College of Surgeons 2005-2009

Medical

University of Stellenbosch, South Africa
MBChB 1991

Achievements

Fellowship in Hip/Knee Surgery 2004, Australian Institute of Musculoskeletal Research/North Sydney Orthopedic and Sports Medicine Centre, Sydney, Australia.
Foundation Member Faculty of Sport and Excercise Medicine (Edinburgh) 2006
Certificate of Equivalent Specialist Registration (Orthopedics) 2008, United Kingdom
General Medical Council Specialist Surgical Register, 2008-current, United Kingdom

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