Dr. de Lange completed his medical degree at the University of Pretoria in 2003. His main aim in studying medicine was to follow a career in orthopaedic surgery. He did his internship at Tembisa hospital in 2004 and started his medical officer training in orthopaedic surgery at Tembisa hospital. He remained at Tembisa doing orthopaedic surgery as well as his primary specialization exams until end 2007. Here he gained a vast amount of experience in trauma surgery and gained significant interest in limb reconstruction as well as deformity correction surgery. He did his Orthopaedic residency at the University of Pretoria and complete his studies in early 2012. Following this, he remained working part-time at Steve Biko Academic hospital, as well as joined Dr. Franz Birkholtz in practice at Unitas Hospital. In early 2013 he moved to private practice, to create Walk-a-Mile Centre for Advanced Orthopaedics, on a full-time basis where he works at Unitas hospital as well as Midstream Midstream hospital.
From early in his career he has had a keen interest in limb reconstruction surgery and has attended multiple educational events locally and internationally, both to gain further experience and also often to present and teach other orthopaedic surgeons.
He now specializes in sports medicine, hip and knee replacement surgery
“Dedication, compassion and honesty still remains the cornerstone of providing good treatment to our patients”