Experience & CV

Dr. Graham McCollum - Experience

ORTHOPAEDIC SURGEON
MMed (UCT), FC Ortho (SA), MBChB (UCT)

 

Professional Membership

  • Health professions council of South Africa, HPCSA
  • General medical Council (UK)
  • South African Orthopaedic Association SAOA
  • American Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society
  • South African Foot Society SAFSA (Currently president)
  • Consultant, senior lecturer University of Cape Town Orthopaedic department.

Fellowships

Dr McCollum is fellowship trained in Foot and Ankle surgery and Trauma Orthopaedic surgery. He worked under Mr James Calder in the United Kingdom and Dr Mark Myerson in Baltimore, USA. during his fellowships.

He has been practicing Orthopaedic surgery since 2011 and Foot and Ankle surgery since 2013.

He runs the Groote Schuur foot and ankle service and is a member of staff at the University of Cape Town (Senior Lecturer)

ACADEMIC DETAILS

TERTIARY EDUCATION
University: University of Cape Town
Degree: Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery. MBChB
Year 2000

SCHOOL
Matriculation: St. Albans College, Pretoria
Year: 1993

ORTHOPAEDIC EXPERIENCE AND EMPLOYMENT

2015

  • SENIOR LECTURER UNIVERSTY OF CAPE TOWN, HEAD FOOT AND ANKLE RECONSTRUCTION UNIT,
    PRIVATE PRACTICE KINGSBURY AND ORTHOUCT

2014 

  • SAME

2013 January 

  • CONSULTANT GROOTE SCHUUR AND HEAD OF THE DIVISION OF FOOT AND ANKLE RECONSTRUCTION
    Part time private practice

2012 January-July 

  • FOOT AND ANKLE FELLOW, TRAUMA FELLOW
    Mr. James Calder (Consultant)
    Imperial College, Chelsea Westminster Hospital
    London, UK

July- December  

  • FOOT AND ANKLE FELLOW
    Dr Mark Myerson (Consultant)
    Mercy Medical Centre and Johns Hopkins University
    Baltimore, USA

2011 July-January

  • ORTHOPAEDIC TRAUMA FELLOW
    University of Cape Town
    Groote Schuur Hospital

2007- 2011 June

  • ORTHOPAEDIC REGISTRAR
    University of Cape Town
    Groote Schuur Hospital
    Red Cross Children’s Hospital
    Maitland Cottage Children’s Hospital

2006

  • MEDICAL OFFICER ORTHOPAEDICS
    New Somerset Hospital
    Cape Town
    GF Jooste Hospital
    Mannenberg
    Cape Town

2005

  • MEDICAL OFFICER ORTHOPAEDICS
    Edendale Hospital
    Pietermaritzburg

2004

  • SENIOR HOUSE OFFICER ORTHOPAEDICS
    Royal Cornwall Hospital
    Truro
    Cornwall U.K

2003

  • LOCUM SENIOR HOUSE OFFICER
    UK

2001-2003

  • HOUSE OFFICER
    Manapo, Qwa Qwa
    COMMUNITY SERVICE
    Karl Bremmer and Groote Schuur Hospitals
RESEARCH AND PRESENTATIONS

2007

  • The use of ankle spanning external fixators in the management of complex pilon fractures SA Orthopaedic congress.
  • Supracondylar fractures in Children. Neurovascular complications treated conservatively. 2nd prize for registrar paper
    SA Orthopaedic congress

2009

  • De Quervains tenosynovitis: A prospective trial comparing the use of two different corticosteroids SA Hand congress presentation

2010

  • An Investigation into the intramedullary pressure rise during femoral nailing:
    Does the fracture and level of fracture determine peak pressure?
    SA Orthopedic Congress
    1st prize for registrar paper
    Accepted for publication pending
    corrections. J OrthTraum (2012)
POST GRADUATE COURSES AND AWARDS

2002
Diploma in Primary Emergency Care. DIP PEC (SA) College of Medicine of South Africa

2008
AO Advanced Orthopaedic trauma course
Microsurgical course Groote Schuur Hospital
Smith and Nephew deformity correction and Ilizarov course

2010
Smith and Nephew advanced knee arthroscopy course
AO advanced Paediatric Orthopaedic trauma course

2011
Fellowship of the college of Orthopaedic Surgeons of South Africa. FCS
Orth (SA)
Master of Medicine. MMED (UCT)

2012
Advanced Foot and Ankle course, Munich, Germany
Advanced Fellows Foot and Ankle course. Baltimore- Presenter

2013
Faculty and presenter AO advanced course
Faculty and UCT representative Registrar congress Bloemfontein
Faculty and demonstrator Tournier ankle replacement course, UK
Co-Presenter- paper on return to sport after ankle sprain- SAOA
Member committee foot society, South Africa

2014
Faculty and presenter Kwa Matitane Smith and Nephew trauma symposium
Faculty and presenter: International Congress of Cartilage repair of the Ankle. Prague 2014

2015
Faculty and congress organizer International Congress on repair of Cartilage of the Ankle. Kwa Maritane, South Africa
EXCO Foot and Ankle society, South Africa

2016
Co Chair ISAKOS day at COMOC meeting April Cape Town
Faculty SAOA presenter Skukuza
Faculty Global Foot and Ankle symposium New York December,

2017
SAOA Faculty presenter: Deltoid instability,
Consensus Faculty International Cartilage repair society, Pittsburgh, USA
Arthrex Scientific Foot and Ankle day. Cape Town.

AWARDS & PRIZES
  • G T Du Toit 2nd prize for registrar paper, co-author SA Orthopaedic congress 2007
  • GT Du Toit 1st prize for registrar paper, SA Orthopaedic congress 2010
  • University of Cape Town, research day. 2nd Prize for registrar paper 2010
  • Best Orthopaedic registrar, University of Cape Town 2011
  • Myerson Foot and Ankle International Fellowship 2012
SCIENTIFIC ARTICLES
  • Nortje M, McCollum GA. The use of Acticote and pin sealer to reduce the rate of pin-site sepsis with external fixators of the tibia. Wound healing Southern Africa. 2013 ;6(2):94-97
  • Van Den Bekerom M, Kerkhoffs, McCollum GA, Calder JDF, Van Dijk CN. Management Of Acute Lateral ankle ligament injury in the Athlete. Knee Surgery Sports Traumatology Arthroscopy. 2013;21:1390-1395
  • McCollum GA, Van Den Bekerom, Kerkoffs, Calder JDF, Van Djk CN. Syndesmosis and Deltoid Ligament injuries in the Athlete. 2013;21:1328-1337
  • McCollum GA, Calder JDF, Longo U, Romeo G, Mafulli N. Talus; osteochondral bruises and defects: diagnosis and differentiation. Foot Ankle Clin. 2013;18:35-47
  • Caesar B, McCollum GA, Elliot R, Calder JDF, Williams A. Stress fractures of the tibia and medial malleolus. Foot Ankle Clinics. 2013;18:339-355
  • McCollum GA, Myerson MS. Managing the cystic Osteochondral defect. Allograft or Autograft. Foot Ankle Cliin. 2013;18;113-133
  • McCollum GA, Myerson Ms. Failure of the Agility Total Ankle replacement system and the salvage options. Clin Podiatr Med Surg. 2013;30: 207-223
  • Nortje M, McCollum GA. The use of Acticote and pin sealer to reduce the rate of pin-site sepsis with external fixators of the tiba. Wound healing Southern Africa. 2013 ;6(2):94-97
  • Maqungo S, Kimani M, Chhiba D, McCollum GA, Roche SL5 transverse process fracture revisited. Does its presence predict pelvis fracture instability. Injury. 2015;46(8):1629-30
  • Horn A, McCollum GA. Achilles tendonopathy Part 1: aetiology, diagnosis and non surgical management.South African Orthopaedic Journal. 2015;14(2):24-31
  • Horn A, McCollum GA. Achilles tendonopathy Part 2: Surgical management. South African Orthopaedic Journal. 2015;14(3):53-57
  • White WJ, McCollum GA, Calder JD. 2015:
    Return to Sport following acute lateral ligament repair of the ankle in the professional athlete. Knee Surg Sports Trauma Arthroscopy 2016:24(4);1124-1129
  • McCollum GA, Bamford RA Stable versus unstable grade II high ankle sprains – a prospective study predicting the need for surgical stabilization and time to return to sports. Arthroscopy. 2016:34(2);634-642
  • Maqungo S, Kimani S, Kauta NJ, Dachs R, McCollum GA. Early clinical outcomes of isolated low velocity gunshot radius fractures treated with closed intramedullary nailing. South African Ortho Journal 2016:15;34-39
  • Reddy P, McCollum GA. Accessory soleum muscle: Case report. South African Ortho Journal 2015: 14(4) 19-22
  • Jordaan P, Maqungo S, Roche S, Magampa R, McCollum GA. Open reduction and internal fixation of calcaneus fractures through a sinus tarsi approach. South African Ortho Journal 2016: 15(3); 27-31
  • S Swanepoel,1 D Chivers,2 W Leong,3 M Laubscher,4 G McCollum,5 S Maqungo6
    Intramedullary nailing of subtrochanteric femur fractures caused by low velocity gunshots. South African Ortho Journal 2017: 16(3); 46-50
  • C Martin, G Thiart, G McCollum, S Roche,S Maqungo.
    The burden of gunshot injuries on orthopaedic healthcare resources in South Africa. S Afr Med J 2017; 10(7):626-630
  • S Maqungo, V Boskovic, M Laubscher, N Kauta, G McCollum, M Held.
    The role of interventional angiography and embolisation in the management of high-energy pelvic ring injuries with uncontrolled haemorrhage. South African Ortho Journal. 2017;10(3): 19-23
TEXT BOOK CHAPTERS
  • Management of Cystic Osteochondral lesions of the Talus. McCollum GA. Cartilage lesions of the ankle. Chapter 6: 53-65 Springer
  • Rheumatoid forefoot reconstruction: The Clayton Hoffman procedure
    Common Foot and Ankle procedures McCollum GA: Chapter 6: 131-145. Springer publishers.
  • Articles in press. Accepted awaiting publication.
  • Rheumatoid forefoot reconstruction. Mid-term outcomes.
    South African Orthopaedic Journal
  • The Management of Acute Ankle Sprains: A Survey of South African Surgeons and the Best Evidence Available. South African Orthopaedic Journal.