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.