• Fellowship in Anaesthiology: FCA(SA)
    College of Medicine of South Africa
  • MMed in Anaesthesia:
    University of Cape Town
  • Research Topic: Paediactric cardiac anaesthesia for patients with sickle cell disease
    a case series
  • Diploma in Anaesthesia DA(SA)
    College of Medicine of South Africa
    Mar, 2009
  • MBChB: University of Pretoria, South Africa

  • Peri-operative Medicine
  • Ultrasound guided regional anaesthesia and vascular access
  • Focused Assessment Transthoracic Echocardiograph (FATE)

Dr. Jaco Janse van Rensburg

MBChB (Pret) DA(SA) FCA(SA) MMed(Anes)

2 Sea View Road, Wynberg, 7800, Cape Town, South Africa

After qualifying as a medical doctor from the University of Pretoris in 2005, Jaco Janse van Rensburg spent several years doing post-graduate anaesthesia specialist training in South Africa and Ireland. In 2015 he completed his Fellowship in Anaesthesia at the College of Medicine of South Africa and an MMed in Anaesthesia at the University of Cape Town (UCT). Before joining Southern Anaesthetics in 2016, he worked as a specialist at the Department of Anaesthesiology and Peri-operative Medicine at UCT.


  • HPCSA (Health Professionals Council of South Africa)
  • SASA (South African Society of Anaesthesiologist)
  • IMC (Irish Medical Council)
  • 2016 (Southern Anaesthetics Associate)
  • GMC (General Medical Council - UK)
  • CMSA (College of Medicine of South Africa)
  • PCNS (Practice Code Numbering System)

Current CPD Activities

  • Annual Southern CME Meeting
  • Monthly Practice CME Meeting
  • SASA Regional Anaesthesia update meeting 2018
  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support ACLS 2020

Publications, Presentations, Academic Activities

  • South African Journal Anaesthiology
    Janse van Rensburg J, Thomas J. Paediatric cardiac anaesthesia in sickle cell disease: a case series. South Afr J Anaesth Analg 2016; 22 doi.org 10.1080/22201181.2016.1168611
  • SASA Western Cape Update meeting and Nurses clinical courses
  • Journal Club
  • Hospital group Breakfast Meetings
  • Involved in Clinical Improvement initiatives at Netcare Christiaan Barnard Memorial Hospital

Life Outside of Work

  • When not working, I enjoy spending time with my young family. We love being active outdoors – exploring the surrounding mountains and beaches.