Dr. Neill van der Walt

MBCHB (UP), FCS ORTHO (SA), MMED (UKZN), FAOA (AUS)

Dr Neill van der Walt is an orthopaedic surgeon specialising in knee surgery.

He has a special interest in sports injuries, cartilage surgery, knee instability, mal-alignment and arthritis.

He obtained his medical degree at the University of Pretoria and his Orthopaedic degree at the University of KZN.

He recently returned from Sydney Australia after dedicating 18 months to an international fellowship training in lower limb reconstructive surgery & arthroplasty and 6 months to upper-limb reconstructive surgery & arthroplasty.

During his fellowship Dr van der Walt had the privilege of treating a large number of professional athletes from a variety of different sports including Rugby league, Rugby Union, Australian Football (AFL), Soccer and Netball. Furthermore he had the opportunity to be trained in new and advanced techniques in joint replacement surgery, including robotic surgery.

Dr van der Walt is based at :

Life Kingsbury Hospital – Claremont Cape Town

Mediclinic Stellenbosch – IOR as well as

Busamed Paardevlei Private Hospital in Somerset West

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Research

Feedback from Activity Trackers Improve Daily Step Count after Knee and Hip Arthroplasty: A Randomized Controlled Trial.

Neill Van der Walt; Lucy J Salmon, PhD; Benjamin Gooden; Matthew C Lyons; Michael O’Sullivan; Kaka Martina; Leo A Pinczewski; Justin P Roe, Journal of Arthroplasty November 2018, Volume 33 (11)

Efficacy of the Mater Accelerated Recovery Strategy to reduce Length of Stay after Arthroplasty

Benjamin Gooden, Matthew C Lyons, Claire Monk, Neill Van der Walt, Lucy Salmon, Leo A Pinczewski, Justin P Roe, Michael O’Sullivan

Comparison of Distal Femoral Anthropometry in African and Western population

MMED

Posterior Tibial slope – The relevance of slope and ACL injuries

Neill Van der Walt; Lucy J Salmon, PhD; Benjamin Gooden; Matthew C Lyons; Michael O’Sullivan; Kaka Martina; Leo A Pinczewski; Justin P Roe