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Dr Wever is an Orthopaedic Surgeon with a specialised focus on Foot and Ankle Surgery.

After Stefan Wever completed his training as an Orthopaedic Surgeon at Groote Schuur Hospital, University of Cape Town, he developed a major clinical interest in Foot and Ankle Surgery and completed a fellowship in Lower Limb trauma under Professor Graham McCollum, head of Foot and Ankle Surgery, UCT, South Africa.

Dr Wever is an Orthopaedic Surgeon with a specialised focus on Foot and Ankle Surgery.

After Stefan Wever completed his training as Orthopaedic Surgeon at Groote Schuur Hospital, University of Cape Town, he developed a major clinical interest in Foot and Ankle Surgery and completed a fellowship in Lower Limb trauma under Professor Graham McCollum, head of Foot and Ankle Surgery, UCT, South Africa.

Subsequently he completed two further Foot and Ankle fellowships in London and Bristol, United Kingdom; under world-renowned Orthopaedic Surgeons, Mr James Calder, Mr Lloyd Williams, Mr Steve Hepple and Mr Ian Winson.

Dr Wever practices at Mediclinic Vergelegen in Somerset West

Western Cape | South Africa

Informative Blog Posts

How to treat a osteochondral lesion of the talus

What is cartilage damage in the ankle? An osteochondral lesion (OCL) is an area of cartilage (joint surface) injury or damage. The underlying bone…

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Why Standing on 1 Leg Decreases Ankle Sprains

The key to recovery and prevention of recurrent ankle injuries is to allow the torn ligament to heal in the appropriate position. For this…

Read more
Why Should I Consider Minimal Invasive Foot Surgery?

Minimal invasive foot surgery involves keyhole incisions in order to surgically  correct various foot and ankle problems. Generally small (2-4mm) instruments are used to…

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What is Achilles Tendinitis?

The Achilles tendon is the tendon formed by the calf muscles (Gastrocnemius and Soleus). Its inserts at the back of the heel. Sometimes the…

Read more
What is a Triple Fusion?

Sometimes due to a sever flatfoot or due to arthritis the joints around the ankle must be fused. A triple fusion is when the…

Read more
What is a Flatfoot?

A flatfoot refers to the loss of the inside (medial) arch of the foot. 20% of people have flatfeet and if it is not…

Read more
Ankle Keyhole Surgery (Ankle Arthroscopy)

What is keyhole surgery? Keyhole surgery can be used to treat many conditions around the ankle. Keyhole surgery involves doing procedures through 2-3 small…

Read more
No Such Thing as a “Simple” Ankle Sprain

Ankle sprains are very common, and the severity often underestimated. 85% of all ankle injuries are sprains, and lateral ankle sprains being the most…

Read more
Should I get an Ankle Fusion or Ankle Replacement?

Ankle arthritis can be debilitating, and the effects of chronic pain has been well established. Whether it is from previous trauma (injury) or wear…

Read more
What is a Bunion?

A bunion (Hallux Valgus) is a prominent inner (medial) bony prominence at the big toe. This is due to the angulation of the big…

Read more

Informative Blog Posts

How to treat a osteochondral lesion of the talus

What is cartilage damage in the ankle? An osteochondral lesion (OCL) is an area of cartilage (joint surface) injury or damage. The underlying bone…

Read more
Why Standing on 1 Leg Decreases Ankle Sprains

The key to recovery and prevention of recurrent ankle injuries is to allow the torn ligament to heal in the appropriate position. For this…

Read more
Why Should I Consider Minimal Invasive Foot Surgery?

Minimal invasive foot surgery involves keyhole incisions in order to surgically  correct various foot and ankle problems. Generally small (2-4mm) instruments are used to…

Read more
What is Achilles Tendinitis?

The Achilles tendon is the tendon formed by the calf muscles (Gastrocnemius and Soleus). Its inserts at the back of the heel. Sometimes the…

Read more
What is a Triple Fusion?

Sometimes due to a sever flatfoot or due to arthritis the joints around the ankle must be fused. A triple fusion is when the…

Read more
What is a Flatfoot?

A flatfoot refers to the loss of the inside (medial) arch of the foot. 20% of people have flatfeet and if it is not…

Read more
Ankle Keyhole Surgery (Ankle Arthroscopy)

What is keyhole surgery? Keyhole surgery can be used to treat many conditions around the ankle. Keyhole surgery involves doing procedures through 2-3 small…

Read more
No Such Thing as a “Simple” Ankle Sprain

Ankle sprains are very common, and the severity often underestimated. 85% of all ankle injuries are sprains, and lateral ankle sprains being the most…

Read more
Should I get an Ankle Fusion or Ankle Replacement?

Ankle arthritis can be debilitating, and the effects of chronic pain has been well established. Whether it is from previous trauma (injury) or wear…

Read more
What is a Bunion?

A bunion (Hallux Valgus) is a prominent inner (medial) bony prominence at the big toe. This is due to the angulation of the big…

Read more

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