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This week we feature Dr. Quinton Accone
Dr Quinton Accone started his medical career as a General Practitioner for 10 years during which time he specialised in Family medicine (Member of the College of Family Practitioners) as well as obtaining an MBA.
After a brief sabbatical from clinical medicine to test the waters of the corporate world, Dr Accone decided to dive back into medicine and specialise in Orthopaedic Surgery at the University of The Witwatersrand. After qualifying as an Orthopaedic Surgeon with his FCorth, he was recruited to be the Head of Orthopaedics at Natalspruit Hospital, a post which he held for for 3 years. During the period he was there he also concurrently completed a one year knee fellowship with Dr Ponky Firer at Linksfield Hospital.
He continued with his postgraduate education and training by attending local and international courses as well assisting prominent surgeons in the fields of shoulder arthroscopy, hip arthroscopy and hip arthroplasty (anterior or AMIS approach). He is currently in private practice at the Bedford Life Hospital as well as the Morningside Mediclinic specialising in the shoulder, knee and hip joints. This includes arthroscopic or sports related surgery as well as arthroplasty of these joints. He is currently one of very few surgeons in the country performing hip arthroscopies for various hip pathologies including cam and pincer deformities and labral tears.
He is a member of the South African Orthopaedic Association and a member of the South African Hip Arthroscopy Society.