Keynote Speakers


International Speakers

Robert Dunn

Professor Robert Dunn

Following his under and postgraduate studies at the University of Cape Town, Robert embarked on an 18 month spine fellowship in London. He worked under Mike Edgar at the Middlesex and Queen Square Hospitals, and Tim Morley, Ben Taylor and Jan Lehovsky at the RNOH, Stanmore. On return to Cape Town he took up a consultant post at Groote Schuur Hospital where he established a spine service to deal with the overwhelming burden of spine trauma, infection and deformity in both the paediatric and adult population. He has published both locally and internationally on their trauma and infection work and participates in AOSpine, IGASS, SA Spine Society. He is currently president of the College of Orthopaedic Surgeons. In 2012 he was appointed as HOD to the Pieter Moll and Nuffield chair of Orthopaedic Surgery but still leads the spine service.
David Jaffray

Mr David Jaffray

The Robert Jones and Agnes Hunt Orthopaedic Hospital.
Mr Jaffray has been a spine surgeon for 25 years. 

Bobby KW  NG

Prof Bobby KW NG

Dr Bobby KW NG is currently consultant surgeon in the department of Orthopaedics and Traumatology at the Prince of Wales Hospital and Honorary Clinical Professor of Chinese University of Hong Kong. He is the Chief of Service for his department, the President of Hong Kong Orthopaedic Association for 2015-16. He specializes in Spinal surgery. His research interests include aetiology, clinical outcome in treatment of scoliosis. He has dedicated to the application of Navigation guided techniques in spinal deformity treatment, Derotation manoeuvres in scoliosis curve correction, Anterior approach for Thoracolumbar scoliosis, Video-Assisted –Thoracoscopic –Surgery in scoliosis, Spinal osteotomies in the treatment of all rigid and severe spinal deformities. He participates actively in clinical and basic science researches. 



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