Prof Duncan McGuire

Orthopaedic and Specialist Upper Limb Surgeon
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    From pre-operative care to improved quality of life

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    We prioritise conservative treatments to
    alleviate the need for surgery.

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    We utilise the latest evidence-based
    treatment methods for a speedy recovery.

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    We provide individualised care for in-hospital
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    Orthopaedic and Specialist Upper Limb Surgeon I MBCHB (Wits), FC Orth (SA), MMed Orth (UCT)

    Prof Duncan McGuire

    As an orthopaedic and specialist upper limb surgeon, Prof McGuire treats conditions of the hand, wrist, elbow and shoulder. This includes chronic degenerative conditions, overuse injuries and acute trauma. He also has a special interest in peripheral nerve and brachial plexus surgery, including obstetric brachial plexus injuries in babies. His surgical skills include a broad spectrum of open surgery, minimally invasive surgery, arthroscopy and joint replacement surgery.

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    Medical Training

    Prof McGuire studied medicine at The University of the Witwatersrand. He then specialised in orthopaedic surgery at the University of Cape Town, Groote Schuur Hospital and Red Cross Children’s Hospital.

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    Special Interests and Skills

    Prof McGuire specialises in treating conditions of the hand, wrist, elbow and shoulder. This includes chronic degenerative conditions, overuse injuries and acute trauma.

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    Mission and Philosophy

    Prof McGuire strives to offer individualised expert care, utilising the latest evidence-based treatment methods, with a focus on conservative (non-operative) treatment.

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    Awards and Associations

    Prof McGuire is on the executive committee of the South African Society for Surgery of the Hand and a member of the Shoulder and Elbow Society of South Africa

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    Professional Staff

    Our friendly and professional staff are committed to assisting you on your road to recovery. You are not a number, but a person we want to help.

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    Research and Publications

    Prof McGuire has been extensively involved in the field of research, having authored many peer-reviewed scientific articles and written many textbook chapters.

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    Affordable Rates

    Affordable rates for both private and medical aid patients, which range from R850 for a first consultation, R650 for follow-up consultation and R450 for a cortisone injection.

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    Medical Aid and Private Patients

    Prof McGuire operates on medical aid and private patients at both Mediclinic Cape Town and Intercare Century City Day Hospital.

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