About us


Dr Chris Archer

Obstetrician and Gynaecologist
Netcare Park Lane Hospital

SASOG - South African Society of Obstetrics & Gynaecology


SASOG National Council (GMG Representative) 1995-1997, 1999 to present
Gynaecology Management Group Limited CEO 1996 to present
SAMA Specialist Private Practice Committee 1993 to present
Netcare Park Lane Hospital Physicians Advisory Board Committee 1996 – 2005 Chairman 2006 – 7 Vice Chairman 2008

Founder member SAPPF 2007.

Dr Jan Talma
Deputy CEO

OSSA - Ophthalmological Society of South Africa


Ophthalmologist in Private Practice
• He was involved in MASA and later SAMA Private Practice activities since 1992
• He has been RASD (Surgical Representative) and SAMA Specialist Private Practice Committee member for many years.
• `Became Chairman of the SAMA Specialist Private Practice Committee and SAMA
Board member. Current Member of the Heath Policy Committee.
• Ophthalmology involvement:
• Ophthalmological Society EXCO member since 1993 and later OSSA President.
• Founder member of the Ophthalmology Management Group and Private Practice Representative ever since.
• Is the current President: SA Society for Cataract and Refractive Surgery.

Dr Franco Colin
Chair Person

SASOP - South African Society of Psychiatrists


Franco Colin is a psychiatrist in private practice and part time consultant to the Department of Psychiatry, University of Pretoria. He has served in various capacities on the executive committee of SASOP (the South African Society of Psychiatrists), and is at present the member for private practice on the EXCO. He is also the chairperson of the Association of Clinical Consulting Disciplines. 

Prof Chris Joseph

ENT Society - South African Society of Otorhinolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery


Qualifications: MBBCh (Wits) FRCS (England) FCS (South Africa)
M.Med (Wits).

Chairman: ENT Management Group of South Africa, 1999-2004.Presently on BOD.

Executive committees
: SA Society ENT-Head & Neck Surgery.(Portfolio: tariff and coding).
: SA Head & Neck Oncology Society.

President: SA Head & Neck Oncology Society (Past secretary/treasurer/vice-president).SA Society Otorhinolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery.

Director: E2 Solutions

ENT representative
: RASD (Representative Association of Surgical Disciplines) of the SAMA
: SPPC (Specialist Private Practice Committee) of the SAMA.

Founding member : Johannesburg ENT Institute. SAG (Specialist Advocacy Group).


Surgical: Prof Chris Joseph, Dr Jan Talma, Dr Mike Wellsted, Dr Ron White
Consulting: Dr PF Colin, Dr Yatish Kara, Dr Adri Kok, Dr Humphrey Lewis
Pathology: Dr Tjaart Erasmus
Anaethesiology: Dr Estelle van der Walt

Radiology: Dr Richard Tuft (observer status)