UCT Private Academic Hospital
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McGuire Duncan, Dr

Orthopaedic Surgeons
McGuire Duncan, Dr

McGuire Duncan, Dr

FC Ortho (SA), MMed (UCT), MBChB (Wits)

Upper Limb Surgery

Dr. Duncan McGuire is a specialist orthopaedic surgeon with an interest in upper limb surgery.

Dr. McGuire completed his undergraduate training in medicine at the University of the Witwatersrand.  After working at various centres around the country he then completed his specialist orthopaedic training at the University of Cape Town and Groote Schuur Hospital. After his training, Duncan travelled to Australia to complete a fellowship in upper limb surgery under world renowned upper limb surgeon Prof. Gregory Bain. Here he gained significant experience in treating conditions of the hand, elbow and shoulder.  Surgical skills gained during the fellowship included a broad spectrum of open surgery, joint replacement surgery and arthroscopy of the wrist, elbow and shoulder.

Dr. McGuire is currently a consultant in the Martin Singer Hand Unit and the Department of Orthopaedics at Groote Schuur Hospital. His private practice is based at UCT Private Academic Hospital.

Dr. McGuire has been extensively involved in research in the field of upper limb surgery and is currently involved in research at the University of Cape Town, as well as undergraduate teaching. 

In 2011 he was awarded the Edelstein medal for being the top candidate in the country in the orthopaedic specialist exams.

Professional membership 

  • South African Orthopaedic Association
  • South African Society for Surgery of the Hand
  • Fellow of the College of Orthopaedic Surgeons

Speciality / Special interests

  • Upper limb – Hand, Shoulder and Elbow surgery

Tel. 021 442 1801