Our team

The Cochlear Implant Team

 

Our expert clinical team includes ENT Surgeons, audiologists, speech and language therapists and radiologists.

 

Our unit also has associations and access to a large number of other medical specialists, clinicians and educators.

 

Our unit operates closely with the Carel du Toit Centre where children with hearing loss learn spoken language through the use of hearing technology, natural learning experiences and parental guidance. The centre comprises of a pre-school, primary school and early intervention (CHAT) centre. Children under the age of 3 years are seen by an early intervention team at the CHAT Centre and once over the age of 3 years attend the school or are seen as regular visitors.

Our surgeons operate at the following hospitals:

 

Tygerberg Hospital & Netcare N1 City Hospital – Prof James Loock

 

Vergelegen Mediclinic, Somerset West – Dr Derrick Wagenfeld

 

Durbanville Mediclinic, Durbanville – Dr Nathanie Naudé

 

Life Kingsbury and Sports Science Day Clinic, Claremont – Dr Gary Kroukamp

 

Tygerberg Hospital – Dr Marc Merven

 

Paarl  Cure Day Hospital and Mediclinic, Cape Gate – Dr Andre van Straten

Audiological and Rehabilitation services:

 

Tygerberg Hospital Cochlear Implant Unit – Jenny Perold, Lida Müller, Gill Kerr, Suryn Lombaard, Dr Susan Eksteen, Sherene Labuschagne and Marge van Dyk.

 

Speech & Language Therapists – Barbara Kellett, Jenni Bester, Ulfah Salie, Sue Rumble and Carol Mestern.

 

In addition to the core services offered at Tygerberg Hospital, audiological services are also available at:

 

Panorama Medical Centre, Bellville (Dr Deidre Stroebel) and Louis Leipoldt Medical Clinic (Claudia Müller) – Tel 021 930 3136; www.deidrestroebel.co.za

 

Paarl Clinic – Tamara van Zyl, Paarl Medical Centre, Suite 13, Berlyn Str, Lemoenkloof, Paarl. Tel: (021) 872 4024 Email: tamaravanzyl@gmail.com

Meet the team

ENT Surgeon

Dr Derrick Wagenfeld

ENT Surgeon

Dr Nathanie Naude

ENT Surgeon

Dr James Loock

ENT Surgeon

Dr Gary Kroukamp

ENT Surgeon

Dr Andre van Straten

ENT Surgeon

Dr Marc Merven

Audiologist Coordinator Cochlear Implant Unit

Jenny Perold

Audiologist

Suryn Lombaard

Audiologist

Lida Müller

Audiologist

Gill Kerr

Audiologist

Sherene Labuschagne

Audiologist

Dr Susan Eksteen

Audiologist

Marge van Dyk

Audiologist (Bellville)

Dr Deidre Stroebel

Audiologist (Bellville)

Claudia Muller

Audiologist (Paarl)

Tamara van Zyl

Radiologist

Prof. Leon Janse van Rensburg

Radiologist

Dr Anne Marie du Plessis

Radiologist

Dr Christelle Ackermann

Speech & Language Therapist

Barbara Kellett

Speech & Language Therapist

Jenni Bester

Speech & Language Therapist

Ulfah Salie

Speech & Language Therapist

Carol Mestern

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