|Dr Thierry Hertoghe
Dr Hertoghe is an international expert in hormone therapies, He is the president of the International Hormone Society and the World Society of Anti-Aging Medicine. He serves as Scientific Advisor to the American Academy of Anti-Aging Medicine, and as Scientific Director of the Anti-Aging Medicine World Congress and the European Congress of Anti-Aging Medicine.
|Dr Craige Golding
MBChB(Cum Laude), FCP(SA), ABAARM, FAARM, ACAM-Certified Chelation Therapist, FICT, MS(Magna Cum Laude), NUGA-Certified
Dr Golding is a specialist physician who holds a fellowship from the SA College of Physicians and an advanced fellowship from the American Board of Anti-Aging Medicine. He is qualified in chelation therapies and integrative cancer treatment, and holds a Masters of Medical Sciences from the University of South Florida, US. He is also faculty member of the American Academy of Asthetic Medicine.
MD, FAARM, FICT
Dr Edwards is a specialist physician in private practice in the US. She qualified as a doctor at the University of North Dakota before studying internal medicine at the University of Kentucky. She’s board-certified with the American Academy of Anti-Aging, Functional and Regenerative Medicine and has completed a fellowship programme in integrative cancer therapy (A4M). She is a seasoned lecturer and has recently published a book, titled Adrenalogic.
|Dr Mark Houston
MD (Summa Cum Laude), MS, ABAARM, FACP, FAHA, FASH
Dr Houston graduated from Vanderbilt University, US. He is board-certified by the American Boards of Internal Medicine and Anti-Aging and Regenerative Medicine, as well as the American Society of Hypertension (ASH), and holds an MSc in Human Nutrition. Dr Houston is Associate Clinical Professor of Medicine at Vanderbilt University and Director of the Hypertension Institute of Nashville. He serves on numerous editorial boards of medical journals and is widely published.
|Dr Sangeeta Pati
Dr Pati is an international expert in the field of natural hormones and recognised as a foremost authority in Hormone Replacement Therapy. She’s the Founder and Medical Director of the SaJune Medical Centre in Florida, US, and holds board certifications from the American Board of OB/GYN and the American Anti-Aging Board of Medicine. She’s authored numerous scientific articles and lectured worldwide.
|Dr Stephen Sinatra
MD, FACC, FACN, CNS, CBT
Dr Sinatra is a board-certified cardiologist and Assistant Clinical Professor of Medicine at the University of Connecticut, US. Certified as a bioenergetic psychotherapist, and nutrition and anti-aging specialist, he integrates psychological, nutraceutical and electroceutical therapies. He is a fellow in the American College of Cardiology and the American College of Nutrition, and an author.
|Dr Corné Brink
MBChB, FCOG, M.Med (O&G)
Dr Brink is an obstetrician and gynaecologist in private practice at Life Fourways Hospital. She designs a unique management plan for each patient, using examinations and blood tests to identify the precise hormones, nutraceuticals and medicines required for optimal health. She also offers surgical management of gynaecological disorders, where necessary.
Prof Justus Apffelstaedt
MBChB (University of Würzburg, Germany); M.Med (General Surgery), F.C.S.(S.A.), MBA, Fellowship of the College of Surgeons of South Africa
Head of the Breast Clinic, Tygerberg Hospital, he has been involved in the treatment of thousands of breast cancer patients and is a forerunner of new technology and treatments; widely published on breast health matters and an invited expert at many international conferences. He advises governmental and non-governmental organizations at provincial, national and global level.
|Prof Adriano Duse
MT, MBBCh, DTM&H (Cum Laude), M.Sc Med (Cum Laude), M.Med (Microbiology), FCP(SA) (Microbiology)
Professor Duse is Chief Specialist, Chair and Academic Head of the Department of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases at the School of Pathology of the National Health Laboratory Service and University of the Witwatersrand. His interest lies in the role integrative medicine plays in the prevention and supportive management of infectious diseases.
|Dr Eldred Taylor
Dr Taylor is a leading expert and international lecturer, with an integrative approach to treating and preventing women’s illnesses. He is Assistant Clinical Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Emory University Medical School in the US.
|Dr Riaz Motara
Dr Motara is a specialist physician and cardiologist in private practice at Milpark Hospital and at the Centre for Medical Excellence at Melrose Arch. He has had a special interest in preventive cardiology for the past seven years.
|Dr Sindeep Bhana
B.Sc, MBBCh, FCP(SA)
Dr Bhana is a specialist physician and endocrinologist in private practice at the Centre for Medical Excellence at Melrose Arch. He regularly lectures to medical students and has received several awards. In 2004, he was awarded the Phillip Tobias and Convocation Clinical Award for Distinguished Teaching.
|Dr Sascha Edelstein
MBChB, FCOG, M.Med (O&G), M.Phil (Reproductive Medicine), Certificate in Reproductive Medicine
Dr Edelstein is an obstetrician and gynaecologist in private practice at Chris Barnard Hospital and consults at Groote Schuur’s Gynaecological Endocrinology Clinic in Cape Town. He’s a reproductive medicine sub-specialist, with special interest in assisted reproduction and gynaecological endocrinology. He obtained an M.Med and M.Phil at UCT, focusing on polycystic ovarian syndrome.
|Dr Mark Steinmann
MBBCh, FCS PlastSurg (SA)
Dr Steinmann is a full member of the Association of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons of South Africa, having completed his training at the University of the Witwatersrand and obtaining his fellowship from the College of Plastic Surgeons of South Africa. He performs both reconstructive and cosmetic surgery in his private practice, while his interests include both surgical and non-surgical rejuvenation of the face as well as holistic anti-aging strategies.
|Dr Vivien Jandera
Dr Jandera is a plastic surgeon and a trainer to plastic surgeons in SA. She was also the first woman to present the APRSSA Phoenix lecture in 2009. A member of APRSSA (Association of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons South Africa) and the HPCSA and ISAPS (International Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery), she has 14 years experience in her field. .
MBBCH, FCS Plas Surg(CMSA)
Dr Serrurier is a specialist cosmetic and plastic reconstructive surgeon at the Fourways Life Hospital. He's a member of APRSSA (Association of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons of South Africa) and ISAPS (International Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons). In addition to his work at Fourways Life Hospital, he performs surgeries at Milpark Hospital and heads up the plastic surgery team at the Helen Joseph Educational Hospital.
|Dr Anton Potgieter
MBBCh, FC (Plas Surg) (SA)
Dr Potgieter is an educational consultantfor the Wits Medical School Plastic Surgery programme and when he's not at his practice in Sandton, you'll find him at Baragwaneth Hospital where he forms part of the plastic surgery team that runs Smile Week. He is a member of APRSSA (Association of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons South Africa) and the HPCSA and ISAPS (International Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery).
|Dr Alan Gaby
MS (Biochemistry), MD
Dr Gaby holds an MS in Biochemistry from Emory University and received his medical degree from the University of Maryland, US. He is a past-president of the American Holistic Medical Association and has authored several books and scientific papers. Dr Gaby has been contributing editor for Alternative Medicine Review since 1996 and, in 2010, completed a 30-year project: a 1,374-page textbook titled Nutritional Medicine.
|Dr Bruce Hoffman
MBChB, LMCC, ABAARM, FAARFM
Dr Hoffman is the Medical Director of the Hoffman Centre for Integrative Medicine in Canada. He received board certification in anti-aging and regenerative medicine in 2008, as well as an advanced fellowship in anti-aging, regenerative and functional medicine. He is currently completing a number of further qualifications, including a Masters in Nutrition and Metabolic Medicine from the University of South Florida, US.
|Dr Aaron Katz
Dr Katz is a urologist who graduated from New York Medical College and trained at the Maimonides Medical Center, before assuming a fellowship in Urologic Oncology at Columbia University, US. He founded the Center for Holistic Urology and is a member of the American Urological Association’s Complementary and Alternative Medicine committee. He recently authored Dr Katz’s Guide to Prostate Health and is considered an international expert in cryotherapy.
|Dr Andrew Heyman
Dr Heyman is Adjunct Assistant Professor at the University of Michigan, US, teaching trainee doctors about the benefits of anti-aging medicine. He also serves on the board of the Consortium of Academic Integrative Health Centers, an organisation dedicated to advancing natural therapies in academic medical centres, and has been involved in the field of anti-aging and functional medicine for the past 20 years.
|Dr Wilmé Steenekamp
MBChB, BA Hons (Psych)
Dr Steenekamp is a medical doctor, psychological therapist and sexologist. In addition to her medical degree, she's qualified in cognitive behavioural therapy, hypnotherapy, psychoanalysis and extensive psychotherapeutic supervision. She has been in private practice for over 25 years.
|Dr Terry Grossman
MD, MD(H), NMD
Dr Grossman is the co-author of the bestsellers Fantastic Voyage and The Baby Boomer’s Guide to Living Forever. He is a member of the American Academy of Anti-Aging Medicine and a diplomate of the American Board of Heavy Metal Toxicology.
|Dr Mark Rosenberg
Dr Rosenberg has been involved with medical research since 1991. He appeared on Fox News after inducing remission in a patient with lung cancer that resisted chemotherapy. Based in the US, he is President of the Institute for Healthy Aging, and Program Director of the Integrative Cancer Fellowship.
|Prof Elna McIntosh
PhD (Human sexuality), D.Ed, M.Public Health
Prof McIntosh is a sex educator, researcher and therapist. She’s a member of numerous sexual health associations, President of the Sub Saharan Africa Society for Sexual Health Advisors, Educators, Researchers and Therapists and a board member of CANSA. She spends much of her time lecturing and writing, and hosting TV and radio programmes.
|Dr Sandi Amoils
Dr Amoils is co-Medical Director of the Alliance Institute for Integrative Medicine and Adjunct Assistant Professor at the University of Cincinnati, US. Her work with her husband, Steve, focuses on effective integration of conventional and functional medicine, and alternative therapies. Together, they oversee the Integrative Medicine Physicians of Excellence Program.
|Dr Steve Amoils
Dr Amoils is co-Medical Director of the Alliance Institute for Integrative Medicine, one of the leading clinical centres in Integrative Medicine in the US. He’s also Adjunct Assistant Professor in the Department of Medical Education at the University of Cincinnati. Along with his wife, Sandi, he has served on several advisory panels and won numerous awards for integrative medicine. .
|Prof Louis Hofmeyer
MBChB, M.Med ENT
Prof Hofmeyr is the chief ear, nose and throat surgeon of the SA National Defence Force. His extra specialities are in otology and neurotology. He lectures at the University of Pretoria, is a member of the South African Cochlear Implant Group and involves himself regularly in clinical research. His interests include antioxidant therapy as protection for the inner ear.
|Dr Clive Novis
Dip Optom, MBBCh (Cum Laude), M.Med, FCS(Oph)
Dr Novis is an optometrist, medical doctor and ophthalmic surgeon. His interests lie in the treatment of cataracts, laser surgery, nutrition and how a healthy lifestyle promotes healthy vision. As a member of the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons, he is in regular contact with specialist surgeons in the US and around the world and is the author of How to live a healthy lifestyle in South Africa.
|Dr Ahmed Haffejie
MBBCh, ABAARM, A4M Member
Dr Haffejie is an anti-aging and family doctor in private practice. He has board certification from the American Board of Anti-Aging and Regenerative Medicine and specialises in the prevention and treatment of metabolic syndrome, diabetes and cardiovascular disease. He is currently completing his fellowship with the American Academy of Anti-Aging Medicine
|Dr Pascale Henquin
Dr Henquin qualified as a medical doctor in Belgium and has vast experience in conventional and integrative medicine. She uses medical examinations, blood tests, nutritional supplements, allopathic medicine and bioidentical hormone replacement to treat hormonal imbalances, weight loss and age-related diseases.
|Dr Linda Friedland
Dr Friedland is an international health expert, medical doctor, television personality, well-regarded international speaker and a best-selling author. She is an authority on stress management and women’s health issues and consults internationally to healthcare, corporate and financial institutions on health and lifestyle interventions, as well as emerging health trends
|Dr Sly Nedic
Dr Nedic is a registered GP and aesthetic physician, which she combines with knowledge of anti-aging medicine. She is a member of the International Hormone Society and is board-certified by the World Society of Anti-Aging Medicine. She is also completing fellowship at Dr Thierry Hertoghe Medical School.
MBChB, MRCGP (UK)
Dr Carmichael is an anti-aging and aesthetics family physician based in Cape Town and Salisbury, UK. He is on the international advisory board of the World Society of Anti-Aging Medicine and a lecturer at their conferences. He has a special interest in adrenal issues
|Dr Riekie Smit
MBChB, M.Sc (Sports Medicine)
Dr Smit specialised in sports medicine and has numerous international certificates in aesthetic medicine. She is the President of the Aesthetic & Anti-Aging Medicine Society of South Africa (AAMSSA) and a President Member of the International Union of Aesthetic Medicine (UIME). She is a faculty member of the American Academy of Aesthetic Medicine.
|Dr Yvonne Holt
MBBCh (Wits), Diploma in Child Healthcare, Diploma in Transfusion Medicine
Dr Holt graduated from Wits University as a medical doctor and has diplomas in Paediatrics and Transfusion Medicine. She's the Medical Director at Netcells Biosciences, Africa's largest stem cell laboratory and cryogenic facility and is responsible for the medical development of the stem cell program.
|Dr Anushka Reddy
Dr Reddy is the President of the SA Association of Cosmetic Doctors (SAACD), Medical Director at Medi-Sculpt Clinic in Ruimsig and Course Director for the Cosmedica Congress. She trains doctors in aesthetic medicine and is a key opinion leader in cosmetic treatments. She keeps abreast of global anti-aging and aesthetic treatment trends, and regularly attends international conferences.
|Dr Kamlen Pillay
MBChB, MBA, FAAAM
Dr Pillay is a board-certified aesthetic physician and Founder of the Wembley Clinic, Cape Town. After completing an MBA in the US, he was appointed Surgical Registrar of UCT's Department of General Surgery. Certified by the American Academy of Aesthetic Medicine, he is a member of various international anti-aging organisations and is an expert in the use of stem cells and lasers in aesthetic and anti-aging medicine. .
|Dr Nelia Steyn
RD (SA), MPH, PhD
Dr Steyn is a chief research specialist in the Population Health, Health Systems and Innovation at the HSRC. Her areas of research interest include food security, nutrition and chronic diseases. She’s authored and co-authored over 90 articles and book chapters.
B.Pharm, ABAAHP Diplomate, FAARM, MPS
David Arthur consults at the Integrative Medical Centre in Bryanston. He is a diplomate with the American Academy of Anti-Aging Medicine and holds a fellowship in Anti-Aging and Regenerative Medicine. He's also board-certified with the American Board of Healthcare Practitioners.
|Prof John N Giannios
BSc(Biol), BSc(Chem), CertGCP, PGCertTMed, GDiplTMed, MScTMed, cDSc,M/D Prof
Prof Giannios is head of Translational Cancer Medicine at Erasinion Oncology Hospital and president and chief-editor of the Hellenic and International Society of Molecular and Genomic Medicine and Research. He teaches postgraduate students and practises epigenomic medicine, contributing in the area of nono- and molecular surgery.
|Dr Hyla Cass
MD, DAPBN, DABIHM
In private practice in the US, expert in the fields of integrative medicine and psychiatry, Dr Cass helps individuals enhance mind, mood and energy with the aid of natural supplements. Board-certified in psychiatry and neurology (ABPN) and in integrative and holistic medicine (ABIHM), she appears often on US national radio and television, including The Dr. Oz Show. She's the author of several popular books.
|Dr Sam Thandar
BDS (Wits), Ddont (Endo), Pdd (Aesthetics) Cum Laude
Dr Thandar is an aesthetic dental practitioner with a practice focused on Cerec CADCAM restorations, Advanced Endodontics under microscope magnification & Immediate Implant Loading, Associate Member SAAAD (South African Academy of Aesthetic Dentistry), member of SADA (South African Dental Association), member of ES (Endodontic Society), HPCSA, and is currently busy with accreditation with the World Laser Association.
|The views expressed in this magazine are not necessarily those of experts on the medical advisory board, nor of the editors or publishers.|
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