• Pre Conference Workshops: 21 – 23 October 2019 | Congress: 24 – 26 October 2019 | Venue: Cape Town International Convention Centre


Gerhard Steenkamp

Gerhard completed his BVSc degree in 1994 from the University of Pretoria’s Faculty of Veterinary Science at Onderstepoort, after completion of his BSc (Zoology) at the same institution. He completed the inaugural course in dentistry offered through the European school for Advanced Veterinary Studies in 1998.

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Professor Kurt-W. Bütow

BSc, BChD, MChD(in MFOSurg), DrMedDent, PhD, DSc(Odont), FCMFOS, FIBCSOMS
Emeritus Professor / Chief Specialist and Head Department of Maxillo-Facial and Oral Surgery, University of Pretoria & Former Honorary Consultant of the Military No.1 Hospital, South Africa.

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Professor Darlene Lubbe

Darlene Lubbe is an Associate Professor in the Division of Otolaryngology at Groote Schuur Hospital at the University of Cape Town, South Africa. Her main interest is endoscopic sinus, skull base and now more recently, transorbital surgery. She currently runs the Karl Storz training programme in endoscopic sinus and skull base surgery for Sub-Saharan Africa.

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Dr Sharan Naidoo

Sharan Naidoo is a Maxillofacial and Oral Surgeon who holds both a Dental and Medical degree. He completed a two-year training programme in Cleft Lip and Craniofacial surgery at the Facial Cleft Deformity Clinic, Department of Maxillofacial and Oral Surgery, University of Pretoria.

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Dr T. Sabesan

Dr Sabesan is a Maxillo-Facial Surgeon from the General Hospital , Negombo, SriLanka. His main interest are “Facial Reconstruction” and “Facial Aesthetics “.

Abstract - Surgical Art & Facial Beauty

Abstract - Facial Reanimation

Dr Robert Bentley

Robert was appointed as a consultant Craniofacial and Oral and Maxillofacial surgeon at King’s College Hospital in 2000 and has developed both an adult and paediatric craniofacial and skull base practice as well as treating facial deformity in its widest sense.

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Dr Sat Parmar

Sat was appointed as an Oral and Maxillofacial /Head and Neck /Reconstructive Surgeon at the University Hospital of Birmingham in 2003. He is one of the directors of the European Head and Neck Course and the Head and Neck Oncology for Surgeons courses.

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Prof Leon Janse van Rensburg

MBBCh (Wits), DA (SA), MFGP (SA), M.Fam.Med c.l. (UFS), MMed (RadD) (Stell), EDiNR, D.Sc(UWC)
Professor Leon Janse van Rensburg is a medical graduate from the University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg and postgraduate from the Universities of the Free State, Stellenbosch and Western Cape.

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Dr Rui Fernandes

Dr. Fernandes is a Board Certified Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon with Certificate of Added Qualification in Head and Neck Oncology and Microvascular Surgery by the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery.

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Dr Salam Omar Salman

Dr. Salman is an assistant professor and residency program director in the Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at University of Florida Health - Jacksonville, FL.

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