It is about providing top quality orthopaedic surgery treatments, but whilst really caring about the patient. That is what makes the difference.
Putting the CARE back into Healthcare!
Dr Franz Birkholtz is a fully registered South African trained orthopaedic surgeon with more than 20 years of experience in orthopaedic surgery. He is world renowned for his work in limb lengthening and reconstruction, as well as complex trauma and foot and ankle surgery. Every patient contact is a unique oppportunity to touch someone's life in a meaningful way.
Dr Birkholtz is passionate about innovation in healthcare and loves to bring life changing technologies to his patients. He regularly teaches around the globe and also advances orthopaedic surgery science through research and innovation.
As an experienced orthopaedic trauma surgeon, Dr Birkholtz is well-positioned to reconstruct your difficult fracture and return to to a high level of function as soon as possible.
Using techniques like the Ilizarov Method, hexapod circular external fixators, locking nails and locking plate technologies we can help treat non-unions, bone infections, bone defects and deformities safely and effectively.
Using the latest advances in pre-operative planning, computer based external fixation devices and lengthening nails (based on the Ilizarov Method), we can safely lengthen limbs or limb segments to restore function and appearance.
We offer treatment for a variety of foot and ankle conditions. These include bunion surgery, claw toe repair, ankle ligament reconstruction and treatments for arthritis and diabetic foot.
In his quest to continue delivering the best possible care, Dr Birkholtz is actively expanding the science of Orthopaedic Surgery through research and helping to develop and test new technologies and make them available to his patients.
Based at Midstream Mediclinic Hospital in Pretoria, this multi-partner orthopaedic surgery practice renders top level care for a variety of orthopaedic conditions.
Based at Mediclinic Winelands Orthopaedic Hosopital in Stellenbosch, this specialised Institute is dedicated to the care of patients with musculo-skeletal conditions at the highest level.
Dr Birkholtz is affiliated to the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at the University of Pretoria as an Extraordinary Lecturer and uses this platform to expand research and innovation.
Walk-A-Mile Centre for Advanced Orthopaedics
Mediclinic Midstream Hospital, Pretoria
+27 (0)12 644 2641
Institute of Orthopaedics and Rheumatology
Mediclinic Winelands Orthopaedic Hospital, Stellenbosch
+27 (0)21 861 6420
+27 (0)79 8803854
+27 (0)60 3127748
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