Dr Edwin Dillon is a Knee Surgeon. He is based at the Medi-Clinic Winelands Orthopaedic Hospital.

In 2006 he completed his MMed in Orthopaedic Surgery (cum laude) from the University of Stellenbosch. He also successfully completed the FC ORTHO (SA) examination from the Colleges of Medicine of South Africa. He then joined Dr PJ Erasmus in private practice at the Mediclinic Winelands Orthopaedic Hospital and in 2009 moved on to solo practice also at the Mediclinic Winelands Orthopaedic Hospital.

“Our goal is for you to experience expert care of your knee ailment that is delivered with compassion and personal attention from beginning to end.”

Dr Dillon is still actively involved in research and has authored and co-authored several research papers. He has also presented papers at local and international meetings.

Dr Dillon is a member of the following associations:

  1. Colleges of Medicine of South Africa: Fellow of the College of Orthopaedic Surgeons of South Africa
  2. South African Orthopaedic Association
  3. South African Knee Society
  4. International Society of Arthroscopic and Knee Surgery
  5. ESSKA (European Society of Sport Traumatology, Knee Surgery and Arthroscopy)
  6. Personalised Arthroplasty Society

He has a special interest in the patellofemoral (knee-cap) joint, knee ligament reconstruction surgery, meniscus surgery and knee replacement surgery. He performs in excess of 200 Knee Replacements per year. This includes both full and partial knee replacements.

Dr Dillon is also the founding member of The Joint Venture Trust which is a non-profit organization that performs knee replacement surgery for under-privileged patients referred from the Tygerberg Hospital waiting lists. To date 80 of these life-changing procedures have been performed.

Dr Dillon has taken part in many running, swimming, cycling, mountain biking and triathlon events, including two successful Ironman races.

He is married to Chardri and they have two children, Sarah and Daniel.

Special Awards
Conference presentations