Dr Vikesh P. Gajjar Orthopaedic Surgeon

DR VIKESH GAJJAR

ORTHOPAEDIC SURGEON | MBChB (UCT) FCS ORTHO (SA)

Dr Vikesh Gajjar Orhopadic Surgeon

Dr Vikesh P Gajjar obtained his medical degree from the University of Cape Town in 1995. He went on to specialize in Orthopaedics at the University of Cape Town and qualified in 2003. Thereafter he completed a Fellowship in Hip and Knee Surgery in the United Kingdom. Upon his return to South Africa he worked as a Senior Specialist and Head of Department at Livingstone Hospital in the Eastern Cape before entering private practice in 2005.

Dr Gajjar leads a highly successful private practice at Netcare Greenacres Hospital in Port Elizabeth. In 2012 he decided to steer his practice towards his passion for knee surgery. This decision has enabled him to offer a specialized service to his patients.

Dr Gajjar travels internationally and within South Africa to keep up-to-date with the advances in knee surgery. He routinely performs knee replacements and ligament reconstructions following sports injuries. He is experienced in revision knee surgery and arthroscopic surgery. Dr Gajjar has strong roots in Port Elizabeth where he grew up. His dad is a well known Paediatrician at Life Mercantile Hospital. He is married with two daughters and he is a keen cyclist in his leisure time.

MembershipsSouth African Orthopaedic Association
South African Knee Society
Consultant Surgeon for Smith and Nephew
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HIS DEDICATED TEAM

theatre sister and nurse practice MELISSA DAVIDS

THEATRE SISTER | PRACTICE NURSE

Melissa Davids is a qualified nursing sister who works alongside Dr Gajjar in the practice and in theatre. She accompanies him on ward rounds and oversees the care of patients, in particular the care of operative wounds. Sr Davids conducts the pre and post-operative visits in the practice. She is in theatre whenever Dr Gajjar operates. This ensures that operations run smoothly as she is familiar with his surgical methods. Sr Davids is vibrant and approachable and she may be contacted for advice or queries.

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receptionist and secretary MARILYN ADAMS

RECEPTIONIST | SECRETARY

Marilyn Adams is the friendly and charismatic face of the practice. She is responsible for booking appointments and deals with general enquiries and behind-the-scenes administrative tasks. Marilyn is also a longstanding member of the team. She is warm and caring and goes the extra mile to ensure that patients needs are met.

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accounts manager and medical aid liaison BELINDA ANDERSON

ACCOUNTS MANAGER | MEDICAL AID LIASON

Belinda Anderson has been with the practice since its inception. She is responsible for booking operations and getting pre-authorization for joint replacements. She deals with medical aid claims and accounts. As the link between the practice, the hospital and your medical aid, Belinda is an invaluable member of the team. You can be assured of her efficiency and professionalism at all times.

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practice manager and surgical assistant DOCTOR BHAVNA MORAR

PRACTICE MANAGER

Doctor Bhavna Morar is a general practitioner who works part-time to oversee the smooth running of the practice. She is the link between the clinical and administrative aspects of the practice and she ensures that high standards are maintained in all areas of patient interaction. In addition she works as a Surgical Assistant to Dr Gajjar in theatre.

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