Dr. Robert Paul Dachs

By on February 28, 2022

Qualifications: MBChB (UCT), FCS (Orth) SA, MMED (Orth) UCT

Rob is a Specialist Orthopaedic Surgeon with fellowship training in shoulder and elbow surgery.

He began working in orthopaedic surgery in 2005 and obtained his Undergraduate and Specialist Qualifications at the University of Cape Town.

Rob has worked as a consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon in shoulder and elbow surgery at Grootte Schuur Hospital. In 2013/2014 he completed an 18-month fellowship in shoulder and elbow surgery under the mentorship of Professor Steve Roche and Professor Basil Vrettos, with whom he continues to work in association.

Rob regularly visits international surgeons to keep up to date with the latest shoulder and elbow surgical techniques, and in 2015 he was invited to attend the Mayo Clinic Advanced Elbow Surgical Skills Course in the USA, which he attends annually.


  • Ultrasound is used in rooms to assist in diagnosis of soft tissue injuries
  • Arthroscopic/keyhole surgery
  • Joint replacement surgery


  • All aspects of shoulder and elbow surgery
  • Management of rotator cuff tears
  • Shoulder and elbow dislocations
  • Treatment of upper limb sports injuries
  • Treatment of shoulder and elbow arthritis

MP 0590223 / Pr. No. : 0545236

Tel: 021 840 6697

E-mail: cape.shoulder.adm@gmail.com

Web: www.robdachs.co.za


Suite GO2, Ground Floor, Busamed Paardevlei Private Hospital, 4 Gardner Williams Avenue, Paardevlei, Somerset West, 7130