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Meet Our Surgeons
Herbert, Andrew John Andrew John Herbert
Orthopaedic Surgeon
Herbert, Andrew John
Marc Hirner Marc Hirner
Orthopaedic Surgeon
Marc Hirner
Laws, Gareth John Gareth John Laws
Orthopaedic Surgeon
Laws, Gareth John
Lyon, David David Lyon
Orthopaedic Surgeon
Lyon, David
Pohl, Margy Margy Pohl
Orthopaedic Surgeon
Pohl, Margy
Ratahi, Erin Erin Ratahi
Orthopaedic Surgeon
Ratahi, Erin
Ratahi, Erin Lyndon Bradley
Orthopaedic Surgeon
Johnny Manson Johnny Manson
Orthopaedic Surgeon
Johnny Manson
Mike Van Niekerk Mike Van Niekerk
Orthopaedic Surgeon
Mike Van Niekerk

Northland Orthopaedic Centre specializes in Joint Replacement, Hip, Knee, Shoulder, Back, Foot, Ankle and Elbow. Every effort is made to keep abreast of the latest treatment methods to minimize pain and disability.

Our orthopaedic services include

  • Treatment of sports injuries to the hip, knee, shoulder, back, foot, ankle and elbow
  • Arthroscopic surgery
  • Surgical opinions and evaluations
  • Minimally invasive hip, knee & shoulder joint replacement
  • Surgical treatment of arthritis

Click on the below links to find out more about our individual services


Our Knee services include

  • Sports injuries and arthritis prevention program
  • Arthroscopic management of various knee problems
  • Stabilization of the injured knee with ligament reconstruction
  • Corrective surgery to control the progress of arthritis
  • Management of patella (kneecap) problems
  • Osteotomies

Knee Replacement Services include

  • Hemi (half) Knee Replacement
  • Total Knee Replacement
  • Revision Total Knee Replacement (for previously failed knee replacement)


Apart from management of hip arthritis, our Hip Replacement services include

  • Total Hip Replacement (for arthritis of the hip joint).
  • Revision Total Hip Replacement (for previously failed hip joint surgery)
  • Bipolar Hip Replacement (for Fractured and/or arthritic hip join)


Common problems of the shoulder include disorders of the rotator cuff; shoulder instability (dislocations and separations); fractures of the upper end of the arm (humerus), collarbone (clavicle) and shoulder blade (scapula), and arthritic conditions of the shoulder.

Our specialists treat painful shoulder conditions such as bursitis, tendonitis, calcium deposition, advanced arthritis, tumors, rotator cuff tears and frozen shoulder.


Our surgeons manage painful elbow conditions such as tennis elbow, bursitis, advanced arthritis, stiff elbow, tumors, and muscle and tendon ruptures. We also manage single and recurring dislocations of the elbow. This includes fractures which vary from being very simple to very complex. We treat nerve injuries or compressions around the elbow, bone and joint infections, congenital elbow problems, contractures around the elbow, sports and work-related elbow problems and complex reconstructive problems of the elbow. Our group also performs complex arthroscopic elbow surgery.

Hand and Wrist

Our surgeons provides comprehensive evaluation and management for a wide range of
conditions of the hand and wrist, including:

  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chronic wrist pain
  • Flexor and extensor tendon injuries
  • Peripheral nerve injuries of the upper extremities
  • Fractures and dislocations of the hand and wrist
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of the hand
  • Nerve compression syndromes
  • Tumors

Foot and Ankle

 Our surgeons treat a wide variety of foot and ankle disorders, including:

  • Fracture, sprains and strains
  • Diabetic foot care
  • Foot deformities
  • Toe disorders
  • Tendon disorders
  • Arthritis and joint diseases
  • Sports injuries
  • Nerve disorders

Sports Medicine

Once perceived as a discipline concerned only with repairing athletes' traumatic injuries, sports medicine is now recognized as a medical science that is expanding the understanding of the body's integrated response to all forms of physical activity. Our Surgeons can help you prevent and recover from injuries, whether you are a world class athlete or just slightly active.

Acute sports injuries include:

  • Fractures
  • Dislocations
  • Sprains
  • Strains
  • ACL reconstruction and rehabilitation

Orthopaedic Trauma

Orthopaedic trauma conditions include fractures and dislocations as well as severe soft tissue injuries caused by traumatic events. Common orthopaedic traumatic injuries include femoral and tibial shaft fractures, acetabular and pelvic fractures, spine and spinal cord injuries, hand and upper extremity injuries, foot and ankle injuries, among many others.

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