Orthopaedic Sports Medicine

Advancing education, training and research.

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Welcome to JOSI

The Johannesburg Orthopaedic Sports medicine Institute (JOSI) is a public-private partnership that forms part of the Wits Health Consortium.

Our goal is to advance education, training and research across the full spectrum of orthopaedic sports medicine.

Our aim is to combine the knowledge and experience gained from both private and government practice with the academic backing of the University of the Witwatersrand.


JOSI supports research in Orthopaedic Sports medicine.


JOSI is committed to continued education.


JOSI is dedicated to upskilling healthcare providers.


Providing distinctive orthopaedic devices and solutions for optimal patient outcomes.

Should you wish to contribute or donate to JOSI please contact us


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Backed by the University of the Witwatersrand


JOSI supports research in Orthopaedic Sports medicine.

Should you wish to undertake a research project related to orthopaedic sport medicine and need assistance in putting a proposal together, finding funding or accessing suitable data – please feel free to contact us



JOSI is committed to continued education and we run monthly after-hours education courses.

Courses take place on the 1st Wednesday of every month.
Online registration closes on the Friday beforehand.
During all levels of lockdown, to safeguard our presenters and attendees against the spread of  the 2019 novel Coronavirus, all our educational lectures are presented as Webinars online.
We look forward to your virtual attendance.

Watch this space for our exciting new Webinar programme for 2021.



JOSI is dedicated to upskilling healthcare providers in techniques in orthopaedic sports medicine.

JOSI is proud to welcome our first fellow - Dr Thando Ncube. Dr Ncube completed his MBCHB degree at the University of Zimbabwe with honours as the best student. He then completed his registrar time on the University of the Witwatersrand Academic circuit obtaining his Mmed (Ortho Surg) with distinction and successfully gaining his FCOrth (SA) through the College of Medicine South Africa.

He is currently working at the Linksfield Orthopaedic Sports and Rehab centre with Prof. P Firer and Drs Gelbart and Street. He also joins Dr Street at the CM Johannesburg Academic Hospital where they manage and operate on patients at the Soft tissue Knee Clinic. He has attended the Wrexham knee meeting in the U.K as part of the fellowship.

We would like to thank Smith and Nephew for their financial support in making the fellowship possible

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