• MBChB University of Stellenbosch
  • Diploma in Anaesthesia, Port Elizabeth
  • Fellowship of the College of Anaesthesiologists of South Africa

  • General Surgery anaesthesia
  • Spinal Surgery
  • Ear, Nose and Throat
  • Obstetrics and Gynaecology
  • Conscious sedation for plastic surgery

Dr. Linda van Zyl


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

Linda obtained her MBChB from the university of Stellenbosch in 1995 and her Diploma in Anaesthesia in 2000 while working in Port Elizabeth. She completed her Anaesthetics training at Groote Schuur hospital and obtained her Fellowship in Anaesthesia in 2005.She followed this up with post-fellowship training in adult ICU, paediatric anaesthesia and Cardiothoracic Anaesthesia. She worked as a consultant in Leicester in the well know Glenfield Cardiothoracic cardiothoracic hospital. Linda started in private practice with Southern Anaesthetics.


  • HPCSA (Health Professionals Council of South Africa)
  • SASA (South African Society of Anaesthesiologist)
  • SASA CWB Cape Western Branch
  • GMC (General Medical Council - UK)
  • PCNS (Practice Code Numbering System)
  • CMSA College of Medicine of South Africa
  • Southern Anaesthetic Association Executive Committee

Current CPD Activities

  • PACSA 2017
  • ACLS 2017
  • SASA CWB updated meetings bi-annually
  • ANSCA Congress 2017 (Kuala Lumpur)
  • Regional Anaesthesia Congress 2019
  • ACLS 2020

Publications, Presentations, Academic Activities

  • SASA CBW Educational Meetings on Regional Anaesthesia
  • Southern Anaesthetics Journal Club Presentations
  • Kingsbury Hospital Educational Meetings on Regional Anaesthesia
  • Christiaan Barnard Hospital Educational Meetings on Regional Anaesthesia

Life Outside of Work

  • Linda is married to Adrian Burger, also an associate at Southern Anaesthetics. They have 2 boys. Together as a family they enjoy the outdoors, running, hiking and exploring new places over weekends.