Updated: Jan 24, 2022
Neurosurgeon Doctor Nomusa Shezi has made history by being the first black female neurosurgeon in KwaZuluNatal. She works at the Inkosi Albert Luthuli Central Hospital in Durban and her job sees her conducting operations on the brain and spinal cord. Nomusa sees up to 100 patients a week. She has a particular interest in functional neurosurgery, which deals with treating epilepsy that does not respond to medication, movement disorders and pain syndromes.
The medical doctor completed her matric at Pietermaritzburg Girls High School in 2003. In the following year she enrolled for a Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery at the University of KwaZulu-Natal’s Nelson R Mandela School of Medicine.
Nomusa completed her studies in 2008. She joined the department of neurosurgery in Durban in 2012 as a medical officer and in 2013 enrolled to train as a specialist for four years to become a neurosurgeon.
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