Lynne Baker was born in Potchefstroom on the 28th June 1928. His high school education was at Jeppe Boys’ High School in Johannesburg and he then went to the University of the Witwatersrand, where he qualified with an MB, ChB in 1951. Following this he returned to Potchefstroom and worked as a General Practitioner. He decided to do surgery and began his surgical training at Aberdeen University under Prof Hugh Dudley and Prof George Mavor, one of the pioneers in the management of venous disease and arterial surgery which became major interests of Lynne’s. He completed his Royal College Fellowship in Edinburgh in 1958 and proceeded to Mc Gill University in Montreal, Canada where he completed a Master of Science degree.
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Please click here to view the letter from Surgicom, which represents ASSA in the private practice arena. An updated practice cost study, under the umbrella of SAMA, is vital to the future viability of Surgery as a profession, both in the private and public arenas. Please take the time to and read the accompanying document and support […]
The Exco for 2017 – 2019 has been discussed and various nominees have been asked for from the Heads of the Academic Departments and the present Executive Committee. Please click here to view the letter.
Please click here to view the National Health Insurance Policy Document.
SAMA has engaged the national and written to several Provincial Departments of Public Service and Administration (DPSA) to inform them that members will NOT comply with the request for e-Disclosures of financial interests.
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Please click here to read the HPCSA Media Release on Global Fees.
Please click here to read the letter from Mike Klipin – Chairman and Mags Govender – Secretary, regarding the British Journal of Surgery (BJS) online access for 2017.
Mrs. Yvonne Pyne-James – 13 April 1934 – 10 April 2017 It was with great sadness that the office bearers and administrative staff of the Association, and the surgical community in general, heard of the sudden demise of Mrs. Yvonne Pyne-James earlier this week. Yvonne served the Association of Surgeons of South Africa the Surgeons of South […]