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Dr. Theart

Dr. Theart

Dr. Theart is a Paediatrician in Cape Town who specialises in paediatric allergies.

He began his medical studies in 1992 at the University of Stellenbosch, qualifying as a medical practitioner in 1998.

As an intern, he served at the Livingstone Hospital Complex in the Eastern Cape, whilst his community service was completed in 2000 in the Northern Cape at Kimberley Hospital. Dr. Theart spent the following year gaining valuable experience in the UK as the Resident Medical Officer at O’Grady Peyton International as well as for the UK NHS as a locum.

In 2002 Dr. Theart returned to register for a Master Of Medicine specialising in Pediatrics once again through the University of Stellenbosch. His posting for this qualification was at Tygerberg Hospital which is renowned throughout South Africa for its pre and postgraduate medical training. Here Dr. Theart was award his MMed and FCP Degrees in Paediatrics. 2006 was spent as a Staff Grade Specialist in various hospitals within the United Kingdom as well as various private practices in South Africa as a locum. Accordingly, Dr. Theart has a broad perspective on Paediatrics on both continents.

In 2007, Dr. Theart started his own private practice in Panorama Hospital, the flagship hospital in the Mediclinic Group. Under his supervision and management, this practice has flourished growing to include a satallite office in the Cape Gate Mediclinic precinct in 2010.

Dr. Theart is a member of the Paediatic Management Group as well as the Allergic Society of South Africa. He is also a member of the Panorama Hospital Antibiotic review group.

Dr. Theart was published in the International Journal of Tuberculosis and Lung Diseases. His article is titled: “Criteria used for the diagnosis of childhood tuberculosis at primary health care level in a high-burden urban setting.