Dr D Greyling

MBChB - 1989: University of the Free State
M Fam Med - 1992: University of the Free State
M Med (Internal Medicine) - 1995: University of the Free State
Certificate in Geriatric Medicine - 2011: College of Medicine of South Africa

Dr D Greyling previous worked as a hospital, general and family practitioner in Heidelberg Gauteng for 12 years, with a broad experience in general family practice, surgery, obstetrics and gynaecology.

During the 12 years, he served on the Heidelberg Hospital Board and was the Acting Medical Officer for the Sedibeng local municipality. He was also involved in various projects for the Ratanda community and managed an AIDS awareness program.

Dr Greyling achieved most of his training at the Universitas Academic Hospital and the University of the Free State. He was involved in research on dementia from 2009 till 2013 on a group of patients in managing the clinical presentation of patients with dementia from the Q10/66 dementia pilot study.

Dr Greyling is presently practising as a Geriatrician in private practice for the past four years. His primary interest is acute geriatric medicine, dementia and preventative geriatric medicine. The emphasis of geriatric medicine is curative, if possible and palliative for elderly frail patients. The geriatric field is a growing internal medicine field with only 15 private practising Geriatricians in South Africa. The assessment of the elderly is a very important field for determining common conditions in the elderly, treating reversible conditions and improving quality of life.

Contact Details
Telephone: +27 21 840 6610/21 852 1239
Fax: +27 21 851 9193
Suite: Busamed Paardevlei Private Hospital
Start Date: 01 October 2015