With his private practice at Life Fourways Hospital, Dr Lerato Nhlapo offers the full range of orthopaedic services related to total knee replacements, hand, shoulder, foot and ankle surgery, limb reconstruction and deformity correction, pelvic reconstruction as well as sports injuries of the hip, knee and ankle.

ABOUT DR NHLAPO

Born and raised in the East Rand, Dr Lerato Nhlapo has opened his private practice at Life Fourways Hospital with a particular interest in orthopaedic surgery to the lower extremity.

As a Specialist Orthopaedic Surgeon, Dr Lerato Nhlapo performs the full range of general orthopaedic surgeries to the hand, shoulder, limbs, foot and ankle as well as deformity correction, pelvic reconstruction and treatment of trauma and sports injuries.


PROCEDURES

TRAUMA INJURIES

From ligament and tendon repair to debridement and in cases, total joint replacements, Dr Nhlapo is a specialist orthopaedic surgeon with a keen interest in trauma treatment – specifically lower extremity surgery. For him, the goal is to ensure a comprehensive recovery with as little future restraints as possible so that you can go back to living your life with full functionality and mobility, as you were. For children who are physically active, he aims to enhance recovery and ensure adequate healing to prevent non-union and malunion of bones.