Dr Jason du Plessis

Orthopaedic Surgeon

Dr Jason du Plessis is an Orthopaedic Surgeon working from Life Flora Hospital and Netcare Krugersdorp hospital.


He practices as a general orthopaedic surgeon, with special interests in complex orthopaedic trauma, limb reconstruction, upper limb surgery and arthroplasty.

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Meet Dr Jason

Orthopaedic Surgeon

Dr Jason du Plessis graduated in 2011 with First Class Honours, attaining his MBChB degree from the University of Cape Town. He then moved back to Gauteng and completed his internship at Helen Joseph and Rahima Moosa Hospitals, following which he did community service at Chris Hani Baragwanath Academic Hospital in the department of General Surgery and the Intensive Care Unit.


He trained as an Orthopaedic Surgeon through the University of Witwatersrand between 2015 and 2020. During this time, he attained distinctions in his Master of Medicine thesis as well as the final College of Medicine exams. In 2020 he was awarded the Mannie Lunz prize for Orthopaedic Surgery. Throughout his training he presented numerous papers and posters at congresses and published articles in multiple journals as primary author. In his spare time, he enjoys playing golf and watching rugby and football.

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Orthopaedic trauma

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Limb reconstruction

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Upper limb and hand pathology

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Arthroplasty (Joint replacement)

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Sports injuries and other

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Paediatric Orthopaedics

Doctor and Patient


Assessment of the Reliability and Reproducibility of the Langenskiöld Classification in Blount’s Disease

DU PLESSIS J, Firth GB, Robertson A. Assessment of the reliability and reproducibility of the Langenskiöld classification in Blount's disease. Journal of Pediatric orthopedics. Part B. 2019 Nov 12.

Short term results following two stage revision for periprosthetic joint infection

DU PLESSIS, J et al. Short-term results following two-stage revision for periprosthetic joint infection. South African Orthopaedic Journal, [S.l.], v. 19, n. 2, p. 64-69, may 2020

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Life Flora Hospital

Sessional Rooms
Cnr Joseph Lister Street and William Nicol Road
Floracliffe, Roodepoort

Email: info@duplessisortho.co.za 

After Hours Emergency:
011 470 7720


Netcare Krugersdorp Hospital

Consulting from Medicross Krugersdorp
Cnr Luipaard Str & Paardekraal Dr
Krugersdorp East
Email: info@duplessisortho.co.za
After Hours Emergency:

(011) 951 0299