Du Toit van der Merwe


MBChB (UFS), MMed (Int Med) (US), FCP (SA), Cert ID (SA)


Originally from Cape Town, Du Toit obtained his medical degree in Bloemfontein and subsequently worked in hospitals in Tugela Ferry in KwaZulu-Natal, Fish Hoek, Paarl, and Ireland. After working as a general practitioner in Durbanville for two years, he specialized in Internal Medicine at Tygerberg Hospital, thereafter also sub-specializing in Infectious Diseases. He spent four months working with Doctors Without Borders on an HIV project in Khayelitsha before joining the team at Positive Lives in Christiaan Barnard Hospital in early 2019. His main medical interests are HIV and tuberculosis, as well as the evolution of infectious diseases in general.