Meet the FamCare Family
Dr Gena Mosca
Gena studied at the University of the Free State and qualified with MBChB in 2006. She has a special interest in plastic surgery/surgery and did a laparoscopic skills course. She loves to do small procedures (lumps and bumps!). She enjoys the variety of medicine in a GP practice. No two days are the same. She is a wife and mom of two very busy boys under the age of 5. When not at work and has a few seconds to herself she loves singing and creating things (esp cake decorating). She loves the outdoors especially hiking and running.
Dr Candice Reder
Candice grew up in Kempton Park, Johannesburg and completed her MBChB degree at the University of Witwatersrand. She enjoys treating most general chronic conditions as well as the management of women's and children's health. When not working she enjoys spending time in the kitchen cooking up a storm or on the beach with her husband and busy little toddler.
Dr Clio Bax
Clio completed her MBChB at the University of Cape Town. She has an interest in the management of Diabetes and Hypertension and has accreditation from the Centre of Diabetes and Endocrinology. She enjoys the variety that family practice offers, allowing her to see a diverse array of conditions. She loves getting to know her patients and their families. When she is not at work she enjoys walking and playing with her dogs, spending time with her family and mountain biking with her friends.
Dr Valmy Craffert
Valmy qualified with an MBChB from the University of Cape Town. She has a keen interest in HIV medicine and completed a diploma in the management of HIV. For some additional variety she did a course in injection of Botulinum toxin (Botox) for the treatment of wrinkles, fine lines as well as for the management of sweating conditions. Time with her husband and family in nature would be her chosen activity outside working hours. She especially loves taking her dog for long runs along the beach.
Dr Jason Thoresen
Jason was born and bred in East London. He completed his studies at Stellenbosch University where he obtained his MBChB degree in 2013. Currently he is a member of the AllergiesFoundation of South Africa and busy with studies in the form of a diploma in Allergology. His interests are that of Allergies and Auto-Immune Diseases as well as General Medicine. He is married and has a beautiful young son. He enjoys spending time with his family and when time permits he likes to get involved with triathlons with a particular interest in Iron Man events.
Dr Hanlie Kruger
Hanlie studied at the University of Pretoria where she completed her MBChB degree. She enjoys managing surgical conditions, women’s health concerns and sports medicine. Being a recent mother has perked her medical interest in moms and tots. Working in general practice is challenging and satisfying on all fronts. In her free time she enjoys an active lifestyle, spending time with her husband and wonderful little daughter.
Dr Eugene Marais
Eugene qualified with a MBChB from the University of Stellenbosch in 1984. He completed his vocational training at Frere hospital. His time at Famcare started in January 1992 where he built up a successful practice. Eugene has a passion for general practice and has invaluable experience. He has an interest in geriatrics and chronic conditions. He also has accreditation from the Centre of Diabetes and Endocrinology. During his free time he enjoys being with his wife and family out in nature.
Dr Mike Watson
Mike first completed his Pharmacy degree at the University of Rhodes in 1979 before he qualified with his MBChB degree from the University of Cape Town in 1985. After this he did his vocational training in Family Medicine at Frere Hospital. He joined the Famcare family in 1991. His main interests are around Metabolic Syndrome, including Diabetes (accreditation from the Centre of Diabetes and Endocrinology), cholesterol problems, Hypertension and Obesity. He is also a senior Aviation medical examiner and Diving medical examiner. When outside the practice, Mike enjoys fishing, diving and general fitness. He is married with two beautiful children, a son and daughter.
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