Dick BrombacherCURRICULUM VITAE FOR GOVERT DIEDERIK BROMBACHER (DICK)

 

BUSINESS ADDRESS:
Suite 1 Lower Ground Floor
St Anne's Hospital
320 Jabu Ndlovu Street
PIETERMARITZBURG
3201

TELEPHONE NO: 033-342 3536 (B)

EMAIL: brombacher@kznsurgeons.co.za

 

ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS

 

 

HIGHER EDUCATION:

MBCHB (Cum Laude) University of Pretoria (1983 - 1988)
Gold Medal for best final year graduate in both Obstetrics and Gynaecology as well as Orthopaedic surgery
MMed (Surgery) (Cum Laude)

Pretoria (1996)

FCS (SA) Johannesburg (1996)
OTHER:

Lister Fellow, Glasgow Royal Infirmary (Sept 96 - Feb 98)

 

 

PROFESSIONAL:

GMC(UK) General Med. Council Specialist Register (Specialist Register) MP33090

 

 

ASSOCIATIONS:

SAMDC South African Med. and Dental Council MP0330906
ASSA Assoc. of Surgeons of South Africa
SAGES South African Gastro Enterology Society
SASES

South Africa Society of Endoscopic Surgeons (Secretary of Exco. SASES)

 

 

 

PAPERS AND PUBLICATIONS:

A) FREE PAPERS: 1) IMPORTANCE OF THE PROFUNDA FEMORAL ARTERY IN DISTAL LIMB REVASCULARISATION - 5TH CONGRESS OF THE VASCULAR ASSOCIATION OF SA BLOEMFONTEIN AUGUST 1993
21ST FACULTY DAY UNIVERSITY OF PRETORIA - AUG 1994
  2) DEFINING THE END EXPIRATORY POINT ACCURATELY FOR WEDGE PRESSURE MEASUREMENT - 16TH ANNUAL CRITICAL CARE CONGRESS - JOHANNESBURG MAY 1994

  3) THE ZOLLINGER-ELLISON SYNDROME - IS TOTAL
GASTRECTOMY STILL RELEVANT - 19TH BIENNIAL CONGRESS ASSOCIATION OF SURGEONS OF SA - MALELANE AUGUST 1995
  4) INTRA-OPERATIVE DETERMINATION OF INTACT SERUM PATH USING THE RAPID ANALYSIS METHOD FOR LOCALISATION OF PATHOLOGY - S.A. SURGICAL RESEARCH SOCIETY - MEDUNSA UNIVERSITY AUG 1996
  5) CASE PRESENTATION - SEVERE ACUTE PANCREATITIS. PANCREATIC DISEASE TOWARDS THE YEAR 2000
ROYAL COLLEGE OF PHYSICIANS AND SURGEONS, GLASCOW 8,9 MAY 1997
 

6) LAPAROSCOPIC ADJUSTABLE GASTRIC BANDING - THE FIRST 150 CASES.
SASES/SAGES, CAPE TOWN, AUGUST 2009

 

7) LAPAROSCOPIC ADJUSTABLE GASTRIC BANDING - MANAGEMENT OF BAND EROSION SASES/SAGES, CAPE TOWN, AUGUST 2009

   
B) POSTER PRESENTATIONS: 1) HAEMATEMESIS - THE SURGEONS ROLE SOUTH AFRICAN GASTRO ENTEROLOGY CONGRESS - PILANSBERG SEPTEMBER 1995
  2) PILANSBERG SEPTEMBER 1995 CARCINOID TUMOURS - THE PRETORIA EXPERIENCE- 22ND ANNUAL FACULTY DAY - PRETORIA AUGUST 1995

  3) HAEMATEMESIS - PRESENTATION OF 6 CASES OF PRIMARY AORTA ENTERIC FISTULA - SOUTH AFRICAN GASTRO ENTEROLOGY CONGRESS - TRANSKEI JULY 1996
   
C) PUBLICATIONS: 1)THE IMPORTANCE OF THE PROFUNDA FEMORAL ARTERY IN DISTAL LIMB REVASCULARISATION
BROMBACHER GD, VAN MARLE J
S Afr J Surg. 1997 Nov; 35 (4): 185-187
  2) SCLEROSING CHOLANGITIS: A RARE AETIOLOGY FOR ACUTE PANCREATITIS
IMRIE CW, BROMBACHER GD
Int J Pancreatol. 1998 Feb; 23 (1): 71-75
  3) EMERGENCY SUB TOTAL COLECTOMY FOR CHRONIC CONSTIPATION.
BROMBACHER GD, MURRAY WR
Scott Med J. 1998 Feb; 43 (1):21-22
  4) NASOGASTRIC FEEDING IN SEVERE ACUTE PANCREATITIS MAY BE PRACTICAL AND SAFE
EATOCK FC, BROMBACHER GD, STEVEN A, IMRIE CW, MCKAY CJ, CARTER R
Int J Pancreatol. 2000 Aug; 28 (1): 23-29
  5) MINIMALLY INVASIVE THERAPY and ALLIED TECHNOLOGIES. ENDOLOOP AOTORETRACTOR BROMBACHER DG, CARTER CR (IN PRESS)
  6) SOUTH AFRICAN JOURNAL OF SURGERY Vol. 32 No 4 DEC 1994 Abstract THE IMPORTANCE OF THE PROFUNDA FEMORAL ARTERY IN DISTAL LIMB REVASCULARISATION
  7) SOUTH AFRICAN MEDICAL JOURNAL Vol. 85 No 9 SEPT 1995 Abstract HAEMATEMESIS - THE SURGEONS ROLE

 

INTERNATIONAL MEETINGS:

WEST OF SCOTLAND SURGICAL UPDATE SERIES, 1997
BRITISH ASSOCIATION OF SURGEONS - BOURNEMOUTH APRIL 1997
PANCREATIC DISEASE TOWARDS THE YEAR 2000 GLASCOW COLLEGE OF PHYSICIANS AND SURGEONS MAY 1997
EUROPEAN PANCREATIC CLUB, KINGS COLLEGE, LONDON - JULY 1997
SCOTTISH THERAPEUTIC ENDOSCOPIC WORKSHOP SEPTEMBER 1997 (MEMBER OF LOCAL FACULTY)

LAPAROSCOPIC MASTERCLASS, NORWICH - OCTOBER 1997
LAPAROSCOPIC VEIN HARVESTING, CHELSEA DECEMBER 1997

INTERNATIONAL CONGRESS ENDOVASCULAR INTERVENTIONS, ARIZONA HEART INSTITUTE  FEBRUARY 1998
7TH INTERNATIONAL ULTRACISION SYMPOSIUM, HAMBURG, GERMANY - MARCH 2000
EUROPEAN VASCULAR SURGERY CONGRESS, LONDON SEPTEMBER 2000
UNITED EUROPEAN GASTROENTEROLOGY WEEK, AMSTERDAM - OCTOBER 2001
WORLD CONGRESS OF GASTROENTEROLOGY, BANGKOK - FEBRUARY 2002
UNITED EUROPEAN GASTROENTEROLOGY FEDERATION EU, PARIS, 2007
 
   

 

   

CAREER HISTORY:

 

PRESENT POSITION: Specialist Surgeon, Private Practice, Pietermaritzburg
   
PREVIOUS POSITIONS: 1) Senior Registrar to Mr J G Pollock, Dept of Peripheral Vascular Disease, GLASCOW ROYAL INFIRMARY
(September 1997 - February 1998)
 

2) Senior Registrar to Prof. C W Imrie and Mr C R Carter,Dept. of Upper GIT and Hepatico Biliary Surgery GLASCOW ROYAL INFIRMARY
(September 1996 - September 1997)

  3) Senior Registrar, Dept. of Surgery, University of Pretoria
Hospitals: Pretoria Academic and Kalafong Hospital
(January 1992 - December 1996)
  4) Medical Officer, Dept of Surgery
Greys/Northdale Hospitals, PIETERMARITZBURG
Description: District General Hospital
(January 1991 - December 1991)
  5) Medical Officer (Lieutenant), South African Defence Force (Compulsory national service)
(January 1990 - December 1990)
  6) Junior House Officer, Rob Ferreira Hospital
NELSPRUIT
(January 1989 - December 1989)
   
   

GENERAL

 

SPORT: Road running, Entered last 6, finished 5 Comrades Marathon's

RECREATIONAL: Water Skiing and Family

 

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