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Dr Marius Van Der Walt

Name

Dr Marius Willem Van Der Walt

 

 

Telephone

0312402718

Email

marius.vanderwalt@nhls.ac.za

Campus

IALCH

Designation

Consultant

Academic Qualifications

Dr van der Walt graduated with an MBChB from the University of Stellenbosch in 1995 and qualified with an MMED in Histopathology in 2002.                                 

PROFESSIONAL REGISTRATIONS

SAMDC - South African University of Stellenbosch    MP0451533

GMC      - United Kingdom                                                4345635

MASA      - SA Medical Association                                48655

Specialist Registration:  UK (Histopathology) as from 2004

Biosketch

Dr van der Walt served an internship in McCord’s Hospital, Durban, South Africa in 1996 as follows:

General Surgery incl: Urology & Orthopaeds                  Sixteen weeks (16)

Obstetrics and Gynaecology                                                             Sixteen weeks (16)

Internal Medicine                                                                                         Twelve weeks (12)

Paediatrics                                                                                            Four weeks (04)

EXPERIENCE OBTAINED DURING THE MMED COURSE

-          3 Month rotation through Haematology – performing Trephine biopsies and marrow aspirates – Formal exam

-          3 Month rotation through Gynaecological Cytology – Formal exam

-          3 Month rotation through General Cytology – Formal exam

-          3 Month rotation through Neuropathology – Formal exam

Dr van der Walt worked in SHO West Cumberland Hospital in 1997, as a Registrar in Histopathology  from 1998- 2002, as a Locum Consultant Histopathology,  James Paget Hospital, Great Yarmouth, UK from 2002 – 2004. He then worked as a Consultant Histopathologist in Norfolk & Norwich Hospital, UK from 2004 – June 2005 and as a Locum Consultant Histopathologist in King Edward Hospital, Bermuda from April – May 2006 as well as a Consultant Pathologist from May 2006 – Dec 2010 in Ampath Trust, Durban, South Africa Lancet Laboratories  from   Dec 2010 – present

SPECIAL INTERESTS IN PATHOLOGY
Gynaecological Pathology 
Dermatopathology
Frozen section diagnosis
Breast Fine needle aspirates
Performing my own Fine needle aspirations on patients.  
Rapid on-site staining and interpretation of aspirate
Cell blocks
Liquid based Cytology

CONGRESSES AND PRESENTATIONS

 

Apoptosis and cell cycle                                                                                      1998

Granulomatous diseases in bone marrow                                                         1999

Intratubular germ cell neoplasia in the testicle                                               2000

Benign mimickers in the cervix biopsy                                                               2001

Immunohistochemistry in soft tissue tumour diagnosis                                2002

Ovarian neoplasms in women younger than 30 years of age as seen at Tygerberg Hospital

– Presented at IAP conference in Bloemfontein                                              2002

GI Pathology Course – Gloucester                                                                       2004

Uropathology Course – RCP                                                                                2004

Brighton Histopathology refresher course                                                         2005

National Breast EQA training scheme (UK)                                  

National Cytopathology EQA training program (UK)

Astra Zeneca congress for management of non–small cell lung tumours (Brussels)                                        2006

 

             Journal articles:

Necrotizing Fasciitis in a Postmastectomy Wound

Vamsi R. Velchuru FRCS, Marius Van Der Walt MMed Path, Hugh G. Sturzaker FRCS

The Breast Journal Volume 12, Issue 1, Page 72-74, Jan 2006

               

 

SKILLS

Lead Pathologist in Gynaecological and Uropathology at James Paget Hospital, United Kingdom

Planning and preparation of posters for Congress

Photography – several publications both Nationally and Internationally

Outgoing friendly personality who enjoys teaching and training

Lead pathologist in LBC training for our practice

Several talks given regarding LBC methods and interpretation                               


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