How Long Does It Take To study Neurosurgery In South Africa?

What is Neurosurgery?

Neurosurgery or neurological surgery, known in common parlance as brain surgery, is the medical specialty concerned with the prevention, diagnosis, surgical treatment, and rehabilitation of disorders 


How Long Does It Take To study Neurosurgery In South Africa?

It would take 19 years of education, starting with a bachelor’s degree and finishing with a doctorate, followed by a year of an internship in surgery, and 7 years in residency, to become a neurosurgeon.

Schools That Offer Neurosurgery Courses In South Africa

Below is the list of Neurosurgery Schools in South Africa

Stellenbosch University


University of Pretoria

University of KwaZulu-Natal


What is the best university for neurosurgery in South Africa?

The University of Cape Town. South Africa|Cape Town.

University of Witwatersrand. South Africa|Johannesburg.

Stellenbosch University. South Africa|Stellenbosch.

The University of KwaZulu Natal. South Africa|Durban.

northwest University – South Africa.

The University of Pretoria.

The University of the Western Cape.

The University of the Free State.

How many neurosurgeons are in South Africa?

South Africa has 65 neurosurgeons