Dr. Philip Buys
Dr. Philip Buys is a Family Physician at Doctors Hospital. As a family physician, 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.
Dr. Buys obtained his Medical degree at the University of the Witwatersrand, as well as post-graduate degrees in family medicine and aerospace medicine at the University of Pretoria, and and occupational medicine at the University of the Free State, all in South Africa. He has also received post-graduate training in diving medicine, travel medicine and medical acupuncture. During 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, as well as working in the accident/emergency units at both the Hillbrow Hospital and Johannesburg General Hospital in Johannesburg, the Rietfontein Paediatric Hospital and Pretoria East Hospital in Pretoria, South Africa, and as Principal Medical Officer at the Mamelodi Hospital in Pretoria. He brings his incredible expertise to our incredible team of medical providers at Doctors Hospital.