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van Niekerk, Michael

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Doctor's details


van Niekerk, Michael


Not practising


MB ChB 2000 Stellenbosch
Bachelor of Medicine Bachelor of Surgery
University of Stellenbosch, South Africa
FRACS (Orth) 2013
Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons (Orthopaedics)
Royal Australasian College of Surgeons, New Zealand



Practising certificate

from 1 December 2014 to 30 November 2015



General scope

5 January 2009

Provisional scope

11 December 2006

Scope of practice


  • Orthopaedic Surgery (17 January 2014)

Definitions of scopes


A doctor who has completed his or her vocational training as a consultant and has appropriate qualifications and experience can be registered within a vocational scope of practice.

A doctor registered in a vocational scope must participate in an approved continuing professional development programme to maintain competence and be recertified each year.

Orthopaedic Surgery

Orthopaedic Surgery is the diagnosis and treatment (operative and non operative) of patients with disorders of the musculoskeletal system (bones, joints, ligaments, tendons and peripheral nerves) It includes the management of trauma to the musculoskeletal system and the management of congenital and acquired disorders.

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