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SASSO Fellowship

For bariatric surgeons

in partnership with

about the fellowship

The Surgical Fellowship in Bariatric Surgery is a comprehensive and intensive assistant surgeon program designed for skilled and motivated surgeons seeking to become experts in the surgical treatment of obesity and metabolic disorders. The fellowship provides a unique platform for developing both technical expertise and clinical acumen in the field of bariatric surgery.

key opportunities


Receive training under the hand of Prof Tess van der Merwe and Dr Andre Potgieter.

Gain Experience

Receive experience in an internationally accredited centre that has performed over 2000 surgeries.

Research Opportunities

For the academically inclined, this would be an ideal area in which to create publications under Prof Tess van der Merwe.


The post is available in Midrand, Gauteng.

Laparoscopic Surgeries

75 performed and logged in a signed off book.


Detailed CV listing medical and surgical experience.

Surgical Assisting

Surgical assisting will be required within this fellowship.

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