Dr Daan Botes runs an orthopaedic surgery and arthroplasty practice in Mediclinic hospital, Paarl since 1990 (21 years). Dr Botes has travelled extensively overseas and have gained experience attending arthroplasty surgery in America, England, Wales, France, Australia, Spain, Belgium, Germany, Italy and Switzerland.
 
He has written articles and has delivered papers at National congresses over the years.
 
Papers

- Snake bite antiserum : origin and preparation, 1977
- The incidence of positive sifilis testing in an antenatal clinic, 1979
- The treatment of flexor tendon injuries at Tygerberg Hospital Annual Congress of the SA Society for Surgery of the Hand, Bloemfontein, September 1988
- MRI in avascular necrosis in the hip, SAOA Congress, Sept. 1989, Pretoria
- Pre-operative Mapping of the lumbar spine – 3rd Congress South African Spinal Society, Port Elizabeth – 26 May 2001
- Accuracy of Navigated Hip Athroplasty - SAAS, Sun City - March 2009
- Process Optimisation and Objectivity in Navigated Total Knee Replacement - SAOA - Semptember 2009

 
Publications

- Klemp P, Halland AM, Loxton A, De Klerk A, Botes D. Nuclearmagnetic Resonance in the Early diagnosis of avascular necrosis of the hip in Systemic Lupus Erythematosus S. Afr. Med 10J. 1988 : 4 : 302

 
Practice philosophy
- A friendly atmosphere in which all patients feel free to openly discuss their problems.
- A solid knowledge base supported by long term experience in the treatment of patients.
- An ongoing awareness of advances and new developments in the field of arthroplasty.
- Education of patients so that they understand their condition and situation and can make informed decisions in the choice of their own treatment.
 
Patients are channelled into a structured management protocol with a comprehensive support system to help them through the physical and psychological stresses of surgery.
 
Professional Societies (Membership)
- South African Orthopaedic Association (SAOA)
- South African Society for Surgery of the hand (SASSH)
- Registered with the South African Medical and Dental Council as a medical practitioner and spesialist
- South African Arthroplasty Society
- South African Shoulder and Elbow Society
- International Society of Athroscopy, Knee Surgery, Orthopeadic and Sports Medicine (ISAKOS)
 
Post graduate awards
- Smith and Nephew Orthopaedic travelling fellow 1989
- Registrars prize, Annual Congress of the South African Society for Surgery of the hand, Sept  1988
- Awarded prize as most outstanding final year M.Med(Orthop) 1989 candidate - Univ. of Stellenbosch Medical School
 
Professional Committees and Structures
- Tygerberg/Boland Branch Medical Association of South Africa (Executive committee) (1989)
- Director, Paarl Medi Clinic hospital (1995-2000 + 2009 / 2010)
- Director Optenhosp Aftercare and Rehabilitation Unit, Paarl (1996- )
- Director (1996-2000) and chairman (1999 & 2000) Paarl Specialists Management Company
- Specialist representative Paarl Valley health forum and board
- Member Paarl Medi Clinic doctors committee and later hospital board (1995-2003)
- Member of the Infection Committee Paarl Medi Clinic hospital
- Member of the Paarl Osteoporosis study group and trust (1997- )
- Member of the Paarl State hospital board
- Organizer and member of the Sanddrift Investment Group
- Regional Director Western Cape Orthopaedic IPA (1998-1999)
- Founding Director SpesNet (Pty) Ltd (2002-- 2005)
- Director Capducairo (Pty) Ltd (1994--)
- Director Morgan Creek 403 Properties (Pty) Ltd (2001--)
- Paarl Hospital Facilities Board (2003-)Vice-chairman 2008/9
- Member of Paarl Mediclinic Hospital Board (2006- 2012)
- Chairman Sub-acute Hospital Association of South Africa (2007--)
- Clinical Hospital Commitee Mediclinic Paarl (Chairman 2010 - )
 
   
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