EMGuidance Medicines Team & Contributors

EMG's Internal Medicines Team

  • Kim Jacobs, BPharm (UWC)
  • Elisabeth Tainton, BPharm (Rhodes)
  • Fadwa Williams, Pharmacist Assistant; Post-Basic
  • Dr Hilary Bertrand, BSc (Stell), MBChB (UKZN)
  • Dr Inneke Laenen, BA (UCT), MBChB (UCT)
  • Dr Mohamed Irhuma, MBBCh (UoT), Cert. Hosp Manag, PGCert. Health Info (Leeds), FCCP (SA), ACCP ABCP; Department of Pharmacy and Pharmacology, University of the Witwatersrand
  • Dr Mohammed Dalwai, MBChB (Stell)
  • Dr Yaseen Khan, MBChB (Stell), Msc Clin Epi (Stell), Dip PEC (SA)
  • Tanith Hestermann
  • Dr Leilah Martin, MBChB (Stell), Dip PEC(SA)
  • Dr Lindsay Demes, MBChB (UCT)
  • Dr Marili van der Merwe, MBChB (UCT)
  • Cassandra Palatosi, Pharmacist Assistant; Post-Basic

Allergy

  • Dr Ahmed Ismail Manjra, MBChB (UKZN), FCPaeds (SA), Diploma in Allergy (SA), M Clin Pharm (UKZN), FAAAAI (USA), FACAAI (USA); Paediatrician & Allergologist, Westville Hospital, Durban

Anaesthesiology / Analgesia

  • Dr. Janieke Van Nugteren, MBBCh (Wits), DA (SA), FCA (SA); Department of Anaesthesia, Groote Schuur Hospital, University of Cape Town
  • Prof Ross Hofmeyr, MBChB, Dip PEC, DA, MMed (Anaes), FCA (SA), FAWM; Department of Anaesthesia & Perioperative Medicine, Groote Schuur Hospital, University of Cape Town

Antimicrobials

  • Dr Tom Boyles, MA (Cantab), BMBCh (Oxon), MRCP (UK), MD, DTM&H, Cert ID (SA); Division of infectious diseases and HIV medicine, Groote Schuur Hospital, University of Cape Town
  • Dr Lisa Frigati, MBCHB, Dip HIV, FCPaeds (SA), Cert ID, MSC TMIH (UK) MMED (SA); Department of Paediatrics, Tygerberg Hospital, University of Stellenbosch

Asthma / Pulmonary

  • Dr Hoosain Khalfey, MBChB (UCT), FCP (SA), Cert. Pulm (SA); Pulmonologist, Vincent Pallotti Hospital, Cape Town
  • Dr Charl Verwey, MBChB (UP), FcPaed (Wits), MMed (Wits), Cert. Paed. Pulm (SA); Department of Paediatrics, Chris Hani Baragwanath Academic Hospital, University of the Witwatersrand

Cardiology

  • Dr Paul E Adams, MBBCH (Wits), DCH (SA), FCPaed (SA), Cert Cardiology (SA) Paed, MMed (Wits); Department of Paediatrics, Chris Hani Baragwanath Academic Hospital, University of the Witwatersrand

Dermatology

  • Prof Gail Todd, BSc (Argric), MBChB (UCT), FCDerm (SA), PhD (UCT)

Diabetes Mellitus / Endocrine

  • Dr Elmo Pretorius, MBChB (Stell), MMed (Int) (Stell), FCP (SA), Cert Endo & Metab (Phys) SA; Physician and Endocrinologist, Mediclinic Vergelegen, Somerset West
  • Dr Amith Ramcharan, MBBCh (Wits), FCPaed (SA), Cert Endocrinology and Metabolism SA (Paed)

Emergency

  • Dr Katya Evans, MBChB, FCEM (SA) MMed, EM (UCT); Department of Emergency Medicine, Mitchells Plain Hospital, University of Cape Town
  • Dr Shiraaz Shaikjee, BSc, MBChB, DA (SA); Emergency Medicine Head, Rondebosch Medical Centre

ENT

  • Dr A M Karjieker, FCS (ORL) SA; ENT Surgeon, Christiaan Barnard Memorial Hospital, Cape Town

Gastrointestinal

  • Dr Kgaogelo Rachel Ntshwana, MBChB (UCT), FCP (SA), Cert. Gastro (SA), M.Inst.D
  • Dr Tim De Maayer, MBBCh (Wits), FCPaeds (SA), MMed (Paed), Cert Gastronterol (SA) Paed; Department of Paediatrics, Rahima Moosa Mother and Child Hospital, University of the Witwatersrand Genitourinary

Genitourinary

  • Dr Farzana Cassim, MBBCh (Wits), FCUrol (SA), MMed (UCT); Division of Urology, Tygerberg Hospital, Stellenbosch University

Haematology

  • Dr Fatima Bassa, MBChB, FC Path (Haem), MMed; Department of Medicine, Division of Clinical Haematology (HOD) Tygerberg Academic Hospital, University of Stellenbosch
  • Dr Yasmin Goga, MBBCh, DCH (SA), FCPaeds (SA), Cert Clin Haem (SA) Paed, MSc (Wits)

HIV / TB

  • Mrs Annoesjka Swart, BSc Pharm (Stell); Medicines Information Centre, University of Cape Town

Neurology

  • Dr Naeem Brey, MBChB (UCT), Dip HIV Man, FCNeurol (SA); Department of Neurology, Tygerberg Hospital, Head of Stroke Unit, Stellenbosch University
  • Prof Regan Solomons, MBChB (UCT), DCH (SA), Cert Paediatric Neurology (SA), MMed Paed (Stell), PhD (VU-Stell); Department of Paediatrics and Child Health, Tygerberg Hospital, Stellenbosch University

Oncology

  • Dr Keo Tabane, MBChB (MEDUNSA), FCP(SA), Cert Medical; Oncologist (Physician), Sandton Oncology Centre, Johannesburg

Ophthalmology

  • Dr Ernst Janse van Rensburg, MBChB (Stell), Dip.Ophth (SA), FC.Ophth (SA), MMed (Stell), FRCSC

Psychiatry

  • Prof Liezl Koen, MBChB (Stell), MMed (Psych) (Stell), PhD (Stell); Department of Psychiatry, University of Stellenbosch
  • Dr Anusha Lachman, MBCHB (UKZN), MMED (Stell), FCPSYCH (CMSA), MPhil Child Psych (Stell), Cert Child Psych (CMSA); Department of Psychiatry, Stellenbosch University

Rheumatology

  • Dr Mou Manie, BPharm (UWC), MBChB (UCT), FCP (SA), MMED (Stell), Cert Rheumatology; Internal Medicine, Tygerberg Hospital, Stellenbosch University

Pharmacologists

  • Dr Mohamed Irhuma, MBBCh (UoT), Cert. Hosp Manag, PGCert. Health Info (Leeds), FCCP (SA), ACCP ABCP; Department of Pharmacy and Pharmacology, University of the Witwatersrand
  • Dr Ahmed A Abulfathi, MBBS (Unimaid), FCCP (SA), MMed (Stell)
  • Dr Memela M Makiwane MBChB (UCT), Dip HIV Man (SA), PGDip (Pharm Med)