About Dr Niel Van Wyk

Dr Niel van Wyk, MB.Ch.B Dip OPHTH | M.Med OPHTH | FC OPHTH

Dr Niel van Wyk matriculated at Kroonstad High School in 2001. He commenced his studies as a medical doctorate the University of the Free State in 2002. During his studies, he was one of only three candidates to be selected for a golden key award. He obtained his MBChB degree in 2006 at the University of the Free State.

He completed his internship at the Tygerberg Hospital from 2007 to 2008. He then moved to Kimberley to complete his community service years in 2009. In 2010 he obtained a medical officer post at the ophthalmology clinic in Kimberley. He passed the diploma in ophthalmology in March 2010. On 1 October 2010, he was appointed as Senior Medical Officer to run the eye clinic in Kroonstad. He passed the part 1 exam in ophthalmology in March 2011.

On 1 January 2012, he commenced his training as an ophthalmologist at the University of the Free State. During his training, he took part in several research projects. He also did several cataract surgery tours as part of outreach projects run by the bureau for prevention of blindness in South Africa. He passed the Part 1 ophthalmology exam in September 2013.

Dr Niel van Wyk passed the final exam in ophthalmology in October 2015 to obtain both the Fcophth and Mmed degrees in ophthalmology.

Dr van Wyk runs his independent practice at the Cure Day Hospital Bloemfontein. He also works as a consultant specialist and senior lecturer at the National Academic Hospital in Bloemfontein. He does monthly outreaches to clinics in Kroonstad and Welkom.

He has a special interest in cornea refractive surgery and Lasik, Vitreoretinal surgery. Advanced and high volume cataract surgery, Glaucoma and Oculoplastic surgery and Strabismus.

Being up to date with the latest in the medical field Dr Niel van Wyk can offer the best possible advice to your eye care needs.

We offer services in Bloemfontein as well as Kroonstad in the Free State. Remember appointments are essential.

Dr Niel Van  Wyk is registered with the following regulating bodies:

  • CMSA
  • SAMA
  • SAGS