​​​​​​​Pectus Surgery South Africa

Pectus Clinic pectus excavatum and carinatum

Nuss Procedure for Correction of Pectus Excavatum.


Abramson  Procedure for Pectus Carinatum

Meet Our Team

The Pectus Clinic is the group that brought the Nuss procedure to South Africa and subsequently to Africa. The director (Ivan Schewitz) is an executive member of the Chest Wall international Group.(CWIG) and has an extensive experience with both the Ravitch procedure as well as the minimally invasive Nuss procedure. This is the surgical treatment of chose for pectus excavatum, while the reverse Nuss is the preferred surgery for pectus caranitum.

Prof Donald Nuss is a Cape Town graduate who introduced his repair in 1997. Since than the Nuss procedure has revolutionized the surgical repair of pectus excavatum. Subsequently Prof Abraham from Argentina introduced the reverse Nuss for pectus carinatum, which bears his name.

Office Visits

Pectus Clinic

Waterfall City Hospital, Midrand, Gauteng, South Africa.

Tel:  (027)0113047853

Nuss Procedure for Routine Pectus Excavatum.

Bracing for Most Pectus Carinatum.


The Nuss procedure for Pectus excavatum and carinatum surgery is the preferred method of correcting the condition.