After completing his undergraduate studies at the at University of Pretoria (UP) in 2003, Dr Devan Scott went on to achieve his level one trauma training at the Johannesburg Gen Hospital. After working in this hospital for some time, Dr Scott pursued a career as a touring doctor working at the world’s leading medical and security assistance company, International SOS (ISOS), doing international medical air evacuations.

Following this exposure, he continued towards developing his surgical training. After completing his basic training, he acted as a medical officer at a secondary hospital, GF Jooste Hospital in Mannenberg on the Cape Flats.

Later Dr Scott joined the Cardiothoracic unit at Tygerberg hospital. It was after this exposure to the field of cardiothoracic surgery that he felt compelled to expand his skill set. He sub-sequentially joined the junior surgical program at Wits University in 2007, working mainly in trauma surgery and the Intensive Care Unit at Chris Hani Baragwanath.

Two years later, Dr Devan Scott enrolled at Wits University in 2009 to pursue his specialist training in cardiothoracic surgery, completing his FC Cardio (SA) degree in 2016. As a member of the European Society of Cardiothoracic Surgeons (EACTS), Dr Devan Scott has extensive knowledge in his field and is passionate about diagnosing and treating conditions of the heart and lungs.

As the specialist cardiothoracic surgeon at the newly developed Life Anncron Cath Lab, alongside Dr David John Mundell and Dr Don Zachariah, two experienced cardiologists, they aim to establish this as the cardio centre of excellence in Klerksdorp. Not only will the Anncron Cath Lab offers in-depth diagnostic procedures and treatment techniques using advanced technologies such as IVUS co-registration and IFR, with 24hr emergency care for patients in the Klerksdorp area. As a valuable team member, Dr Devan Scott is excited to be a part of this world-class cardiac care centre.