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Meet the Team

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    Dr Danie Botha

    Dr Botha is the Clinical Director at FEMBRYO and is a Gynaecologist and registered sub Specialist in Reproductive Medicine and Endoscopic Surgery. He practiced as a General Practitioner in Okahandja , Namibia before completing his post graduate studies at the University of Pretoria , obtaining his MMed (cum laude) in Obstetrics and Gynaecology and is a Fellow of the College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologist. He is an Honorary consultant at the University of the Free State and is currently the President of the SASREG (Southern African Society of Reproductive Medicine and Gynaecological Endoscopy) Board. His field of interest includes endometriosis and its impact on fertility, recurrent pregnancy loss and endoscopic gynaecological surgery.

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    Dr Wendy Sieg

    Dr Wendy Sieg is a General Practitioner who completed her studies Cum Laude at Stellenbosch University. She was also the recipient of the Rector’s Award for Excellent Achievement in Academics and received the Award for the Best Undergraduate Student in the Faculty of Health Sciences at Stellenbosch University. She focuses on women’s health, specifically in younger women, as well as reproductive medicine.

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    Sr Kathleen Ferreira

    Professionalism and efficiency are her priorities.  She completed her nursing degree (B.Cur) at the University of Johannesburg (RAU). As Patient Coordinator she believes that the patient needs to be informed at all times. She spends a lot of her time on giving accurate information and explaining the process step by step. It gives her great joy to walk alongside each patient through their journey.

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    SR Elzet Bezuidenhout

    Elzet completed her BSoc.Sc(nursing) degree at the University of Freestate.
    She worked as clinic sister and also as midwife in maternity ward.
    As she also walked the fertility treatment road, she understands the emotional and physical challenges involved with fertility treatment. Elzet is a compassionate caring sister who puts her patient’s needs first. She is the sister in charge of our theatre and day ward.

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    DR Michelle Rijsdijk

    Michelle is the Lab Director and obtained her PhD from the University of Stellenbosch. Coming from an academic background, her goals for the laboratory and the clinic are to improve the pregnancy rates and initiate new and state-of-the-art technologies into the program

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    Wilhelm Schoeman

    Wilhelm is a hardworking and diligent Embryologist.  His excellent work ethic reflects in his laboratory results.  He has been part of the team for the past 11 years.

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    Frannette Botha

    Frannette is the Financial Manager for Fembryo. She has been part of the team from day one and has seen it grow. Her passion for people and professionalism makes her a vital team member.

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    Monique Breytenbach

    Monique is Fembryo's Practice Manager. Her professionalism and loyalty define her personality.

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    Pam de Beer

    Pam De Beer joined the team at the Fembryo Consulting Rooms recently as receptionist. Her vibrant personality and professionalism will assist you telephonically to make appointments and she will direct any queries or questions you may have to the rest of the team.

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    Joyce Ngetu

    Joyce greets you with a warm cup of filter coffee and a beautiful smile.  "What a wonderful way to start your day!".  She is an asset to Fembryo.  Her friendliness, dedication and perfectionism exceed all expectations.

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    Robin Farrington

    Robin Farrington is a Counselling Psychologist in private practice since 2003. He became a psychologist after a successful career in horticulture. He has personal experience with the social, emotional and psychological aspects associated with infertility as both his son and daughter were conceived through IVF. As a result of his own experience, he has insight and is committed to providing assistance to couples that are going through a similar process.

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    Lynette Dean

    Lynette Dean is a Counselling Psychologist in Port Elizabeth. She obtained her BA Degree through UNISA before going on to NMMU (Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University), formely UPE, to do her Honours and Masters Degrees. She obtained both her Honours and Masters Degrees, Cum Laude.