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Mie Elsen

Dr Mie Elsen


Dr Mie Elsen

Chief Medical Officer

Dr Elsen qualified as a general surgeon in Belgium at the University of Leuven and subsequently came to South Africa.

Initially she worked as a general surgeon at Frere Hospital.

She joined the Department of Paediatric Surgery in May 2001.

Dr Elsen has developed an interest and gained wide experience in the management of children with burns.



Specialist Training

The Department of Paediatric Surgery is fully accredited for training prospective surgeons. The training program which comprehensive and covers all aspects of paediatric surgery, runs over 5 years. There are opportunities to rotate through paediatric and neonatal intensive care, oncology and urology.

A comprehensive curriculum will be added soon.

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