“I constantly remind myself that this is the first time this patient is going through this process; therefore, I walk the road with this patient as a first-timer.”
Dr Robbie de Mûelenaere completed his MBCHB in 1981 and MMed (Rad T) and FC Rad (Onc) in 1989 at the University of Pretoria.
Senior partner at DMO, Dr de Mûelenaere regularly attends local and international conferences, and has presented at several South African and one international conference – focusing on clinical work.
Dr de Mûelenaere was one of the pioneers of prostate brachytherapy in SA. He also started the stereotactic radiosurgery programme with Prof Jenny Wilson in 2002.
He started South Africa’s (and possibly even Africa’s) first Intensity Modulation Radiotherapy (IMRT) programme in 2003. His focus for 2015 and 2016 is stereotactic body radiotherapy.
His special interests include Prostate Brachytherapy, Head and Neck and Neurological cancers.