Dr DJM Frantzen

Medical Director

Dr Frantzen qualified as an orthopaedic surgeon in 2001 at the University of Pretoria. After this he completed a 2-year fellowship in tumour and infection surgery in the same department, this being his main interest in the field of orthopaedics. From 2003-2006 he was head of the tumour and sepsis unit at the Pretoria Academic hospital orthopaedic department. He joined full time private practice in 2006, specialised in tumour, infection and joint arthroplasty work. Dr Frantzen is still involved in the academic training of pre-and post-graduate students at the University of Pretoria. He has also actively been involved in the outreach and teaching of Orthopaedic trauma in the East, Central and Southern African countries since 2003 in collaboration with the AO Foundation.

He is registered at the HPCSA and is a member of the SAOA, (South African Orthopaedic Association) as well as a fellow of COSECSA (College of surgeons of Eastern Africa).