Dr. Fezleh Taleb

Neuro Surgeon

Specialty:

  • Neurology & Neurosurgery

Professional Qualifications

MBBCh (Witwatersrand)

FCS Neurosurgery (SA)

Work Experience

Attended the University of the Witwatersrand and obtained my medical degree in 2001,
thereafter I completed my specialist training in neurosurgery at the university of
Stellenbosch and obtained my fellowship in neurosurgery in 2011 with the Colleges of
Medicine South Africa, FCS Neurosurgery (SA).

Achievements

Been in Neurosurgery Practice for the past 10 years, and has achieved high level of competency in the following aspects of neurosurgery:

 

Trauma neurosurgery: brain and spinal, including decompression and fusion
Degenerative spine and back pain management;
Conservative ( infiltrations, pain block, RF lessoning etc, with
multidisciplinary (physiotherapist, occupational therapist, osteopath,
biokineticist) spine management approach) and
surgical management (from micro-discectomy to decompression and
fusion ( anterior/poaterior/lateral/costotranverse/trans abdominal/
transthoracic) Cranial base (C0), cervical C1 to sacrum),
Tumour surgery brain and spine, including metastases
Neuroendoscopic and open intraventricular surgeries
Stereotactic surgery- frame based and frameless
Percutaneous procedures : biopsies and Kyphoplasty for vertebral fractures.
Hydrocrphalus : Shunt procedures and endoscopic procedures
Normal pressure hydrocephalus- endoscopic shuntless and shunt procedures
Neuronavigation guided neurosurgery
Neuro endoscopy, including but not limited to transsphenoidal pituitary and other
skull base surgeries and CSF leak repairs
Aneurysm surgery
Trigeminal Neuralgia management : medical and Neurovascular decompression.
Paediatric neurosurgery: tumours, hydrocephalus, spinal dysraphism etc
Pain management with morphine pumps, spinal stimulator and lesioning

 

Proficiency in English, French and Afrikaans

Areas of Specialisation

Trauma neurosurgery: brain and spinal, including decompression and fusion

Degenerative spine management; Conservative ( infiltrations, pain block, RF lessoning etc) and surgical ( from micro discectomy to decompression and fusion, Cranial base (C0), cervical C1 to sacrum)

Tumour surgery brain and spine, including metastases

Neuroendoscopic and open intraventricular surgeries

Stereotactic biopsy Percutaneous procedures : biopsies and Kyphoplasty for vertebral fractures.

Hydrocrphalus : Shunt procedures and endoscopic procedures

Normal pressure hydrocephalus Stereotactic neurosurgery Neuro endoscopy, including but not limited to transsphenoidal pituitary and other skull base surgeries.

Aneurysm surgery Trigeminal Neuralgia management: medical and Neurovascular decompression.

Paediatric neurosurgery: tumours, hydrocephalus, spinal dysraphism etc

Brain and spiral surgery with pain management

Consultation at C-Care Wellkin

Monday

09:00-13:00

tuesday

09:00-12:00

thursday

09:00-12:30