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Dr Jacques du Toit obtained his MBChB from the University of the Free State in 2007. He was awarded the Horace Wells medal and Janssen-Cilag Prize for the final year student with the highest marks in anaesthetics.

He returned to the University of the Free State for his postgraduate training, obtaining the FC (Orth) in 2016, as well as the MMed (Orthopaedic Surgery) based on his masters dissertation “Mortality of Hip Fractures Managed With Hemi-Arthroplasty in the Free State'. A clinical attachment in 2017 at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in the United States reinforced his interest in orthopaedic oncology and limb salvage surgery. He has also spent time in Germany as the South African Orthopaedic Association’s Traveling Fellow to further his training.

Dr Jacques du Toit regularly attends orthopaedic congresses and courses to improve his knowledge and hone his skills. He has also been a faculty member and presenter at various courses and meetings, and actively participates in current orthopaedic research and publications in relevant journals.

He is a current active member of the following organisations: 

  • European Bone & Joint Infection Society (EBJIS)
  • South African Arthroplasty Society (SAAS)
  • South African Orthopaedic Oncology & Limb Preservation Society (SOLS)
  • International Society of Orthopaedic Surgery and Traumatology (SICOT)
  • College of Medicine of South Africa (CMSA)
  • South African Orthopaedic Association (SAOA)

 

His practice performs a variety of general- and minimally invasive orthopaedic procedures, and his special interests include orthopaedic oncology, bone tumours, soft tissue sarcomas, limb salvage surgery, joint reconstructions and arthroplasty,  as well as prosthetic joint infections and musculoskeletal infections.

 

 


 

DR ALJ DU TOIT - CURRICULUM VITAE