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Professor Graham Fieggen

Graham Fieggen
Medical School University of Cape Town
Postgraduate qualifications MSc (Neuroscience) University of London


MD (Neurosurgery) University of Cape Town

FCS (SA) (Neurosurgery)

Year of Registration 1997
Further training Paediatric Neurosurgery under the mentorship of Professor Jonathan C Peter at Red Cross Children’s Hospital


Short-term visits to units in Munich, Paris and San Francisco

Areas of interest Paediatric Neurosurgery


Epilepsy and functional neurosurgery

Current positions Helen and Morris Mauerberger Professor and Head of Division University of Cape Town


Head of Clinical Department, Neurosurgery Groote Schuur Hospital

Paediatric Neurosurgeon Red Cross War Memorial Children’s Hospital

Professional affiliations Society of Neurosurgeons of South Africa


College of Neurosurgeons of South Africa (Councillor)

Continental Association of African Neurosurgical Societies (Interim President)

American Academy of Neurological Surgeons

American Association of Neurological Surgeons

World Academy of Neurological Surgeons

World Federation of Neurosurgical Societies (Delegate for South Africa, Continental representative: Nominating Committee)

International Society for Pediatric Neurosurgery (Executive Board 2004-2009 and 2011-2013; 2008 Annual Meeting Chairman)

European Society for Pediatric Neurosurgery (Teaching Faculty for Annual Course 2010-2012)

World Society for Stereotactic and Functional Neurosurgery (Chairman of local organizing committee for 2011 Interim Meeting)

Editorial Boards: Child’s Nervous System, Neurosurgery, World Neurosurgery, Neurosurgical Review, The Guide (ISPN electronic textbook)

  Inaugural Lecture