Paediatric Hepatobiliary and Liver Transplantation Symposium 2019

The Departments of Paediatric Surgery and Transplantation, University of the Witwatersrand, invite you to attend a paediatric hepatobiliary and liver transplantation symposium.

It is with great excitement that we invite you to attend our 4th Paediatric Hepatobiliary and Liver Transplant symposium in Johannesburg.


The Departments of Paediatric Surgery and Transplantation of University of the Witwatersrand continue to expand enormously in clinical services, teaching and research.


This growth only exists through collaboration with Internationally renowned experts some of whom will be joining us in Johannesburg to share insight into the realm of the Paediatric liver.


This year we are privileged to have a faculty of experts in the fields of Hepatobiliary surgery, Transplantation surgery, Paediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology, Intensive care, Oncology and more!


We look forward to learning from one another.


Kind regards

Dr Andrew Grieve
Paediatric Surgeon
University of the Witwatersrand, Department of Paediatric Surgery
Chris Hani Baragwanath Academic Hospital.

International Guests:

  • Professor Mark Davenport (UK)
    Paediatric Surgeon, UK editor of the Journal of Pediatric Surgery, President of the BAPS, King's College Hospital - UK.

  • Professor Riccardo A. Superina
    Robert E. Schneider Chair in Transplantation
    Professor of Surgery
    Division Chief, Transplant Surgery
    Co-Director, Siragusa Transplant Center

Local Experts:

  • Professor Jean Botha
    - (Head of the Liver Transplant Program, Wits Donald Gordon Medical Centre)

  • Professor Jerome Loveland
    - (Specialist Surgeon - Paediatric And Transplant Surgery.)

Meet the Speakers

CDP Points

Delegates will receive 18 CPD points, including 2 Ethics points for attending the congress.

Call for Abstracts

Abstract Submission is now open and closes on the 31 August 2019. Abstracts for presentation will be considered and Selected Manuscripts will be published in The South African Medical Journal.

Queries/Abstract submissions: Jerome