Deon Engela

Specialist Orthopaedic Surgeon

Deon has 25 years of experience in hip, knee and hand surgery and works at Constantiaberg Mediclinic in Cape town. He is affiliated to UCT department of Othopaedic surgery and does charity hip and knee replacements for state patients as founder member of The Joint Care trust a registered NPO.

Deon Engela did a Hip and Knee replacement fellowship in the United Kingdom for one year (1993) after qualification.  He was appointed as an Orthopaedic Consultant in the Joint Replacement Unit (1994) in Belfast, Northern Ireland, where he practiced as a consultant doing mainly Hip replacement, Knee Replacement surgery and research. 

Continuing Medical Education:

International Society of Arthroscopy, Knee Surgery and Orthopaedic Sports Medicine congress (ISAKOS) – Shanghai, China, 2017.

South African Arthroplasty Society Congress – Cape Town, April 2017.

Combined Orthopaedic Associations Congress ( COMOC ) in Cape Town, South Africa, 2016, April 2016. Attendance and participation in Revision Knee Replacement Workshop.

International Society of Arthroscopy, Knee Surgery and Orthopaedic Sports Medicine congress (ISAKOS) – Lyon, France, June 2015.

Second International, South African Society for Hip Arthroscopy meeting – Cape Town, May 2015.

South African Arthroplasty Society Congress – KZN, April 2015.

European Hip Society Congress – Stockholm, Sweden, October 2014.

Dr Engela attended the EFORT meeting in June 2011, Copenhagen ,Denmark where the European surgeons present their perspective on what is good and what is not. This is an interesting meeting that deals with most aspects of Orthopaedics. A very well organized meeting with many interesting topics.

Dr Engela attended the ISAKOS meeting in Brazil, May 2011. The latest research in biological management of joint muscle and tendon injuries were discussed at a special symposium. The rest of the meeting was very informative with aspects of arthroscopic hip and knee surgery dis cussed and demonstrated.

Dr Engela demonstrated the latest techniques in Total Hip Replacement utilizing cementless implants to visiting surgeons from Austria at Constantiaberg Mediclinic on Monday 16 November 2009.

On Saturday 28 November 2009 Dr Engela lectured at Vincent Pallotti Hospital on Chronic Wrist pain at a Hand Therapist Symposium.

In April 2009 Dr Engela attended the ISAKOS 2009 in Osaka, Japan.

Nick Martin

Specialist Orthopaedic Surgeon

Nick was born in Cape Town, attended the German School and graduated from UCT Medical School in 1997. He worked in an orthopaedic surgery medical officer position for several years and then as an orthopaedic SHO in Ireland at Cappagh National Orthopaedic Hospital. He then specialised in orthopaedic surgery at UCT and qualified in 2008. He worked as a hi- and knee reconstruction fellow at Groote Schuur Hospital and Vincent Pallotti Hospital for 18 months and he has been in private practice with Deon Engela at Constantiaberg Mediclinic since 2010. He is married to Nadia and they have three boys. 

 

Continuing Medical Education:

2010 – 2018 Orthopaedic trainee arthroplasty instruction (weekly arthroplasty cases performed on state patients with trainees assisting and planning the surgery) at Victoria Hospital, facilitated by the Joint Care Trust.

Monthly combined orthopaedic-radiology meetings at Constantiaberg Mediclinic.

2019 American Association of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) annual meeting – Las Vegas, Nevada.

2018 Arthrex advanced knee ligament reconstruction course – Sports Science Centre, Cape Town.

2018 – Combined hip revision course and surgical lab – Stellenbosch University.

2018 – Combined kne revision course and surgical lab – Stellenbosch university.

2018 American Association of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) annual meeting – New Orleans, Louisiana.

2017 American Association of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) annual meeting – San Diego, California.

South African Arthroplasty Society Congress – Cape Town, April 2017.

Combined Orthopaedic Associations Congress ( COMOC ) in Cape Town, South Africa, 2016, April 2016.

2016 American Association of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) annual meeting – Orlando, Florida. 

Second International, South African Society for Hip Arthroscopy meeting – Cape Town, May 2015.

Sessions attended and chaired at South African Orthopaedic Association (SAOA) congresses around South Africa.

Stoller update in sports medicine imaging – Cape Town, 2010.