Dr Brad Gelbart is an Orthopaedic surgeon with an interest in Orthopaedic Sports medicine and ensuring sportsmen and women can enjoy the benefits of Sport, whether competing professionally or socially.
Brad completed his undergraduate and post graduate specialization studies at the University of Witwatersrand Medical school, obtaining his FC Orth from the College of Medicine and Masters of Medicine Orthopaedic Surgery from the University of Witwatersrand.
He completed his fellowship in Knee surgery with Dr Ponky Firer and then joined Dr Firer in Practice at the Linksfield Orthopaedic Sports and Rehabilitation center. He continues to work as the consultant in the Charlotte Maxeke Johannesburg Academic Hospital soft tissue knee and sports Orthopaedics unit.
He remains attached to the unit and remains as a lecturer in the Department of Orthopaedics at the University of Witwatersrand
Brad has presented talks at national and international congresses and publishes articles. He is a reviewer for local and international Orthopaedic journals and has served on the Executive of the South African Knee Society(SAKS) for 6 years and is currently the President of SAKS.
His interests include all knee surgery, arthroscopic shoulder surgery, muscle and tendon injuries and biological therapy for musculoskeletal injuries.
Brad has completed Comrades marathons, multiple cycle tours and half Iron Man races. While having competed in contact sports previously he now prefers to stick to golf.