Doctor Ivan Schewitz

Executive member

University of Pretoria.

Dr Ivan Schewitz is a Cardiothoracic Surgeon with a special interest in minimally invasive Thoracic Surgeon. He introduced Thorascopic Surgery into South Africa in 1991 and the Nuss procedure for Pectus Excavatum in 2008. He is the director of Video Assisted Thoracic Surgery wet-labs at the South African Thoracic Society Meetings since 2014.

He is also:

Honouree consultant, University of Pretoria.

Executive member of the South African Thoracic Society.

Executive and founder member of the Chest Wall International Group.

Involved in research in pectus deformities.


Doctor Ivan Schewitz