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Roos Tessa, Dr

Roos Tessa, Dr

Roos Tessa, Dr

Practice Number: 0634468
HPCSA: MP 0688380
MBChB (UCT), DMH, FCPsych, MMED Psych (Stell), RCPsych (London)

Professional background

Dr Tessa Roos graduated with distinction from UCT in 2007. After three years practicing in East London and Grahamstown, she spent time working in London at a private psychiatric hospital. She returned to South Africa to specialise in psychiatry at Stellenbosch University. On graduation she received the CMSA Novartis Medal for top psychiatry student in the national examinations. She concurrently completed specialist examinations in the United Kingdom and joined the Royal College of Psychiatrists.

Dr Roos returned to UCT, working at Groote Schuur hospital in the consultation liaison psychiatry department where she managed patients with comorbid medical and psychiatric conditions.

She is currently practicing at Valkenberg Hospital, focusing on general adult psychiatric conditions. Dr Roos also has a part time private practice at UCT Private Academic Hospital.

Dr Roos brings to her work a combination of academic rigour with regular teaching and research commitments as well enjoying clinical time and engagement with patients. She employs a combination of medical and psychological treatments tailored to the individual patient. 

Special Interests

  • General adult psychiatry (including depression, bipolar, anxiety and psychotic disorders) Psychotherapy including supportive therapy and mindfulness
  • Old age psychiatry


Contracted to all major medical aids charging medical aid rates.


For consultations please contact the UCTPAH Bookings Department (021) 442 1816 / 1966

Contact details

Email:    tessa.roos@uct.ac.za




Tel. 021 442 1816 / 1966