Dr Philip Buys

Dr Philip Buys

FAMILY PHYSICIAN MBBCh, MPraxMed, BSc (Hons)(Aerospace Med), DOH
Dr Philip Buys

About Philip

Dr. Philip Buys is a Family Physician at Doctors Hospital. He specialises in general medical practice and conducts in-depth health assessments that screen for early detection and effective management of diseases such as diabetes, hypertension, cancer, and heart disease. He also received post-graduate training in diving medicine, travel medicine, and medical acupuncture. In his early career, he served in the South African National Defence Force as a Medical Officer and left with the rank of Major. During this time Dr. Buys was the Principal Medical Officer and Chief Flight Surgeon at the Institute for Aviation Medicine in the South African National Defence Force. Over the course of his 39-year career, he has worked for the departments of Anaesthetics, Psychiatry, and the Accident/Emergency unit at the Military Hospital in Pretoria, South Africa; the Accident/Emergency unit at the Hillbrow Hospital and Johannesburg General Hospital in Johannesburg; and the Rietfontein Paediatric Hospital and Pretoria East Hospital in Pretoria. He was also the Principal Medical Officer at the Mamelodi Hospital in Pretoria.

Key Service Areas

  • Chronic Disease Management
  • Dive Medicine
  • Aviation Medicine
  • Occupational Medicine
  • Executive Medical and Health Screening

Our Services

DH provides complete, high-quality health services. Our medical services range from primary and preventative care to specialty medical and surgical care.

Request an Appointment

New or returning patients can request an appointment with a physician, specialist or diagnostics.

Refer a Patient

DH is committed to working closely with referring providers in order to deliver the highest quality of care. Your patient’s care is important to us.

News & Views from Dr Buys

Meet Our Physicians

At Doctors Hospital, our physicians strive to provide quality care and the best clinical outcomes. With decades of local, regional and international experience and a range of clinical services and specialities offered, our team of physicians are here to help empower you on your journey to wellness.