Dr LM Hofmeyr
Dr LM Hofmeyr (Louis Murray Hofmeyr) qualified as a medical doctor (MBChB) at the University of Pretoria (UP) in 1993. He performed his internship at 1 Military Hospital in Pretoria, wherafter he started working in the Department of ENT. In 2000 he qualified as a specialist in otorhinolaryngology (ENT) obtaining the MMED (ENT) degree at UP.
Working at 1 Military Hospital in Pretoria and The Institute for Aviation Medicine (IAM) in Centurion he became Chief ENT Specialist and Head of the Department of ENT and Chief ENT Surgeon of the South African National Defense Force (SANDF) in 2006. In 2011 he was appointed as Adjunct Professor in ENT at UP. In 2012 he left the SANDF and has since been in full time private practice in Pretoria and Cape Town. He is still attached as a lecturer in ENT at UP and occasionally teaches at courses at the University of the Free State and the University of Stellenbosch.
Dr LM Hofmeyr has worked exclusively in the field of neurotology (neur-otology) and otology for the last 14 years. During this period he attended numerous international courses and trained at the House Ear Institute in Los Angeles, USA and under Prof Ugo Fisch in Zurich, Switzerland. In South Africa Dr (Prof) Herman Hamersma and Prof Andre Claassen played a pivotal role in his development and surgical training.
Teaching and training of ENT doctors have always been his passion and he has set up and hosted numerous teaching courses in South Africa. Since qualifying as a specialist he has been involved with research at the University of Pretoria and has published in international peer reviewed scientific journals. He has also contributed chapters in books.
He is a member of the South African Society of Otorhinolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, The South African Cochlear Implant Group (SACIG), Pretoria Cochlear Implant Unit (PCIU) and an appeal specialist of the South African Civil Aviation Authority (SACAA).
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