Dr. JFA Potgieter is a Gynaecologist and Obstetrician based at Netcare Parklane Hospital in Johannesburg, South Africa. He studied multiple aspects of his field for over a decade, and finished with degrees in Nursing and Medicine before specialising in Gynaecology and Obstetrics. Dr. Potgieter also completed qualifications in Endoscopic Gynaecological Surgery and Minimally Invasive Gynecological Surgery through the European Academy of Gynaecological Surgery. Dr. Potgieter began his professional career at the Netcare Milpark Trauma Hospital, where he practiced as a registered nurse before completing his medical degree. Once he graduated as a medical doctor, and completed his internship at Dr. George Mukhari Hospital, he took a post at Chris Hani Baragwanath Hospital where he flourished as a medical officer in the casualty, paediatric and gynaecology and obstetrics wards before becoming the registrar in the gynaecology and obstetrics department in 2009. Dr. Potgieter speaks 4 languages - Afrikaans, English, Zulu and Northern Sotho, and is an honoured member of the Health Professionals Council of South Africa, the South African Nursing Council and the Advanced Minimally Invasive Gynaecologists Worldwide.
A very big thank you to Dr JFA Potgieter and to the Netcare Park Lane Hospital and all nursing staff in ward one for our amazing birthing experience. We were treated with such good care. Dr JFA Potgieter you are one amazing and caring Obstetrician, I would highly recommend you to everyone.