Name: Dr. Nicholas Anthony Kruger
Qualification: BSc. MBChB. FRCS( Edinborough) FCOrthSA
Areas of specialty and interest: Sporting spinal injuries, trauma and degenerative spinal conditions.
10 Lines on you as a surgeon:
Active research in spinal cord injuries as well and general spinal pathological conditions with several publications in peer reviewed journals
Educational Meetings locally and internationally with active contributions and presentations.
Full time Consultant Spinal Orthopaedic Surgeon: Groote Schuur Hospital and Western Cape Acute Spinal Cord Injury Unit.
Private Practise Sports Science Institute and Christian Barnard Memorial Hospital.
Membership: SA Spine Society and AO Spine International. South African Orthopaedic Association and Secretary of Western Cape Branch SAOA.
Lecturer and Examiner University of Cape Town Spinal and Orthopaedic Surgery for Undergraduate studies (Occupational therapy, Physiotherapy, Medical students) and post graduate training (Specialist Registrars and Spinal fellows).
Dr Nick Kruger is well known for an evidence based approach to spinal surgery, an honest appraisal of different treatment regimes and an empathetic understanding of patient’s fears and expectations.