Orthotist & Prosthetist
B-Tech MOP (TUT)
HPCSA 0S 5711 Pr 0122580
Danny van der Merwe
Orthotist / Prosthetist
I have a special interest in Prosthetics as well as pediatric Orthotics. Any sport related prosthetics is my greatest passion and a source of motivation in my profession.
I set very high standards for myself as far as my patients are concerned and strive at all times to meet their expectations and provide them with the best possible components and treatment. I believe in perfection, the absolute satisfaction of my patients and most definitely comfort and a suitable cosmetic appearance!
With my hands-on approach I believe I always succeed in setting my patients’ needs first by manufacturing and prescribing the best and most suitable prosthesis.
I am certified to fit most Microprocessor components and work closely with the suppliers for extra advice and support.
My other passion is to help underprivileged, disabled patients and to be part of the 2020 Paralympics support/technical team in Tokyo. I continuously strive to improve my skills in mobility, seating and adaptive sports in order to help not only amputees but also patients with physical disabilities in the near future.
With my clinical experience, the input and support from my colleagues at the practice I will try my best to restore functionality and comfort for patients in order to continue with their daily activities and to experience joy and fulfillment in every possible way.
When you do not see me at the practice, I enjoy surfing the big waves, playing golf, exploring the wonders our amazing city offers or spend time with family and friends around the braai with a decent Rib Eye on the grill.
Orthotist / Prosthetist
I recently joined the team in April 2017. Before then I was employed at the government centre where I primarily worked with paediatric patients, fabricating and fitting custom orthotics.
My interests within the company are mainly focussed on custom orthotics as well as lower limb prosthetics. I set high standards for my custom devices to deliver quality products in form and function. I strive to ensure that my patients feel that their needs have been met.
I enjoy working with custom cosmetic designs as well as doing fine detailing on devices, because I believe that devices with customised designs help a patient adapt better to wearing them.
My aim is to continue learning new skills and improve the quality of my work to thus ensure that my patients get the best possible treatment.
Secretary, office administrator, and in charge of processing WCA patient accounts.
Patient Accounts Manageress
Liaison with patients , Medical Aids, Road Accident fund & Labour Department regarding benefits and payments.