The Fibroid Treatment Clinic

{The Fibroid Treatment Clinic}{Wilderness Road}{Claremont}{8000}{Cape Town}{South Africa}{(721) 434-0180}
Wilderness Road 8000 Claremont, Cape Town
Phone: (721) 434-0180

JOHANNESBURG

+ 27 11 484 0135

CAPE TOWN

+27 21 434 0180

EAST LONDON

+ 27 11 484 0135

meet the team


Performing uterine artery embolisation for the treatment of uterine fibroids, adenomyosis and advanced pelvic cancers

Meet Dr Gary Sudwarts - Interventional Radiologist

Dr Gary Sudwarts is a Cape Town based Radiologist with a special interest in Interventional Radiology.

He grew up in Cape Town, South Africa and received his primary medical degree from the University of Cape Town.

Subsequent training in London and degree from the University of the Witwatersrand in Johannesburg led to him eventually relocating with his family back to Cape Town.

He is a lecturer at the University of Cape Town and holds a sessional appointment at Groote Schuur Hospital performing UFE's on State funded women.

Dr Sudwarts works closely with gynaecologists and fertility specialists. Having worked for many years as a general radiologist and training doctors in radiology, he now devotes most of his time to the microinvasive treatment of uterine fibroids. 

Meet Dr Maja Wojno - Interventional Radiologist

Dr Maja Wojno is a Specialist Radiologist with a special interest in Interventional Radiology.

She achieved her primary medical qualification at Wits University in 2004 and ran her own GP practice before specialising in Radiology at the University of Cape Town. Dr Maja brings her own special love and energy and she is passionate about patient care.
Dr Maja is an identical twin. Her sister Tina is also a doctor, a Microbiologist.

Meet Dr Andrew Griffiths - Anaesthetist

Dr Andrew Griffiths will be your anaesthetist in Johannesburg. He is extremely experienced, particularly in the skill of conscious sedation.

Dr Griffiths has an infectious smile and is well loved by his patients. He has two little girls and spends as much time on the golf course as his wife Nikki will allow.

Meet Dr Amit Behari - Anaesthetist

Dr Amit Awath Behari is a CapeTown based specialist anaesthetist in private practice with a keen interest in procedural sedation. Dr Behari works with Dr Sudwarts at UCT Private Academic and Kingsbury Hospitals and utilises a technique of conscious sedation for the procedure which offers the following benefits over general anaesthesia:



  • fewer complications
  • decreased incidence of post operative nausea
  • faster recovery time

Meet Bianca Ferreira - Senior Administrator

Bianca Ferreira is responsible for taking you through the administrative process of assessment and booking your procedure. Bianca is hyper-efficient and a stickler for the details. She has two children and loves spending time with her family when her fisherman husband isn’t at sea.

Meet Ilze Els - Senior Administrator



Ilze joined the Fibroid Treatment Clinic in 2017 and has brought an incredible burst of enthusiasm to the administration team. She is at the frontline of patient contact and will guide you through the process of your inquiry and manage the initial stages of your treatment process including appointments and medical aid authorizations.



She will provide you with important details of the medical procedure, discuss required blood tests, gynaecological visits and MRI studies as well as anything else that you may need to know. 



Ilze and understands patients and their concerns, her father, is a respected gynaecologist and she pretty much grew up in his waiting room as a child! Ilze has 3 children and her husband is a paramedic. 



Meet Jessica Duddy - Administrator



Jessica is the newest and youngest member of our team at the Fibroid Treatment Clinic and she brings to us her amazing energy.
Jessica has become an important member of the administrative team with excellent communication, problem solving, multitasking and IT skills. Jessica will help you arrange authorizations with your medical aid so that you don't have to worry about the financial aspects of your treatment.


She is also involved in data collection with is used for ongoing medical research performed by our Clinic order to improve on our service and contribute to scientific progress in the field of fibroid treatment.


Jessica’s love for medicine and patients stems from her mother who is a Nurse!



What is an Interventional Radiologist?

An Interventional Radiologist is a doctor who specialises in interventional radiology (IR), which is a specialised field of radiology that uses minimally invasive image-guided procedures to diagnose and treat diseases in the human body. Interventional radiology is often also referred to as Vascular and Interventional Radiology (VIR) or Surgical Radiology. This is not only a less invasive form of surgery and internal disease treatment, but is also beneficial to patients through the minimisation of postoperative risks. Interventional Radiologists use medical imaging modalities such as X-rays, CT, ultrasound and MRI to direct specially designed instruments throughout the body to treat medical conditions such as:

JOHANNESBURG

 

NETCARE PARKLANE HOSPITAL

 

LiFE Fourways Hospital

 

+ 27 11 484 0135

CAPE TOWN

 

NETCARE christiaan barnard hospital

LIFE KINGSBURY HOSPITAL

Netcare UCT Private Academic Hospital

+27 21 434 0180

EAST LONDON

 

LIFE ST DOMINIC'S HOSPITAL

+ 27 11 484 0135