Name: Joe de Beer
Qualification: M.B.Ch.B, M.Med(Orthop)
Areas of specialty and interest: Shoulder surgery
10 Lines on you as a surgeon:
Dr Joe de Beer is an internationally recognized shoulder surgeon, who is acknowledged as a leading expert and innovator in his field. He is a dedicated and highly skilled surgeon and the founder and Director of the Cape Shoulder Institute where shoulder problems are managed with both open and arthroscopic surgery.
Some of the most innovative minimally invasive arthroscopic surgical techniques currently available have been developed by Dr de Beer. He lectures on, instructs in and performs these procedures worldwide and has been awarded honorary membership of several international professional associations.
Dr De Beer is a sought after expert in the use of ultrasound as a primary tool in the diagnosis and treatment of shoulder problems. He is an eminent speaker on the interpretation and clinical correlation of X-rays and MRI's, and runs a leading international Fellowship for surgeons in shoulder surgery.
As editor and author of the online International Journal of Shoulder Surgery, Dr de Beer collaborates with an advisory board of 27 internationally acclaimed shoulder experts to make the latest 'cutting edge' information in this specialist area of medicine openly available.