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Orthopaedic and Joint Replacement Surgeon

Hip Surgery,

Consultant

, Fellowship, Fellowship, , ,

Cape Town, South Africa

10 years of experience

About Dr. Sithombo Maqungo

  • Dr. Sithombo Maqungo is an orthopedic surgeon with over 10 years of experience in this profession.
  • The doctor's services include hip replacement and fracture surgery, Pelvis and Acetabulum fracture reconstruction, etc.
  • Dr. Sithombo Maqungo’s educational qualifications include degrees in MBChB, FC Ortho, and MMed.
  • He performed his internship at Livingstone Hospital in Port Elizabeth and Community Service at Bisho and Cecilia Makiwane Hospitals in the Eastern Cape after finishing his undergraduate degree at the former University of Natal.
  • In 2004, he returned to South Africa to begin specialty postgraduate training at the University of Cape Town.
  • Following his fellowship in Orthopaedic Surgery, he worked as an AO Gordon Siboto Travelling Fellow in Pelvis and Acetabular Trauma Surgery at the Hadassah Hebrew University Hospital in Jerusalem, Israel, and the Hospital for Special Surgery in New York City, USA. This was done under the guidance of world-renowned professors Rami Mosheiff and David Helfet.
  • As a Professor at the University of Cape Town, he retains a strong academic interest and has presented numerous articles at local and international peer-reviewed orthopaedic events.
  • He also contributes to the South African Orthopaedic Journal as a reviewer.
  • As a faculty member of both AO Trauma South Africa and AO Trauma Europe, he has conducted and arranged local training courses for surgeons and theatre scrub sisters, as well as given lectures and practical demonstrations to local and international audiences.
  • Dr. Sithombo Maqungo is fluent in English.

Location Location

Cape Town, South Africa

Special Interest

Hip replacement and fracture surgery. Pelvis and Acetabulum fracture reconstruction. Orthopaedic management of osteoporosis and fragility fractures. Orthopaedic management of polytraumatised patients. Orthopaedic management of gunshot injuries.

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Work Experience of Dr. Sithombo Maqungo

Consultant, Busamed Paardevlei Private Hospital, Cape Town

, Surgeon, Vincent Pallotti Hospital

, Head Orthopaedic Trauma Service, Groote Schuur Hospital & University of Cape Town

Dr. Sithombo Maqungo's

  • , 2011, MMed, University of Cape Town
  • Fellowship, 2010, Hadassah Hebrew University Hospital, Jerusalem, Israel
  • Fellowship, 2010, Hospital for Special Surgery, Weill Medical College, New York
  • , 2008, FC Ortho, University of Cape Town
  • , 1999, MBChB, University of KwaZulu-Natal

After obtaining his fellowship qualification in Orthopaedic Surgery he spent some time in Jerusalem, Israel at the Hadassah Hebrew University Hospital and at the Hospital for Special Surgery in New York City, USA as an AO Gordon Siboto Travelling Fellow in Pelvis and Acetabular Trauma Surgery.

  • He has presented numerous papers at local and international peer reviewed orthopaedic meetings.

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Frequently Asked Questions About Dr. Sithombo Maqungo

Dr. Sithombo Maqungo practices at Busamed Paardevlei Private Hospital, Cape Town

Dr. Sithombo Maqungo specialty is Orthopaedic and Joint Replacement Surgeon

Dr. Sithombo Maqungo is Orthopaedic and Joint Replacement Surgeon with 10 years of experience.

More About Orthopaedic and Joint Replacement Surgeon

The Orthopaedic and Joint Replacement Surgeon deals with the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of disorders of the bones, joints, ligaments, tendons and muscles.

The symptoms include where a person is unable to perform daily routine activities because of pain, experiencing stiffness even when lying down or at rest and there is pain despite having medications.

The investigations include Arthrography, Blood Tests, Bone Scan, Computed Tomography (CT Scan), Discography, Doppler Ultrasound, Dual-Photon Absorptiometry, and Dual-Energy X-ray Absorptiometry.

Not really, in reality the Orthopedists treat a range of conditions such as fractures and dislocations, osteoporosis, back injuries and more. Because surgery is so integral to the role, the terms "orthopedist" and "orthopedic surgeon" are often used interchangeably.

For 80–90% of people who have total knee replacement, the new joint usually last for about 20 years or more.

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