ISSN 1681-150X printed version
ISSN 2309-8309 online version




Prof Anton Schepers, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa
Tel: +27 11 726 4459


Management Committee

  • President – SAOA: Dr Robert Fraser
  • Treasurer – SAOA: Dr Pradeep Makan
  • Editor–in–Chief: Prof Anton Schepers
  • Managing Editor: Ms Patricia Botes, (Email:, Tel: +27 83 266 8200)
  • Secretary: Henriette Strydom, (Email:, Tel: +27 12 335 3696)


Editorial Board

  • Prof Anton Schepers, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa
  • Prof RN Dunn, Groote Schuur Hospital, Dept. of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Cape Town, South Africa
  • Prof M Ngcelwane, Steve Biko Academic Hospital, University of Pretoria, South Africa
  • Prof J Shipley, University of the Free State, Bloemfontein, South Africa
  • Prof GJ Vlok, University of Stelenbosch, South Africa
  • Prof J Walters, University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa


International Associate Editorial Board

  • Dr RB Bourne, Western University, Ontario, Canada
  • Prof J Dias, Spine Leicester Hospital, University of Leicester, United Kingdom
  • Prof S Eisenstein, Robert Jones & Agnes Hunt Orthopaedic Hospital and District NHS Trust, Oswestry, United Kingdom
  • Prof B Morrey, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, United States of America
  • Prof T Peabody, Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, United States of America

Editorial production

Pat Botes, Managing Editor, E-mail:
P.O. Box 98068, Sloane Park, 2152, South Africa


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