Dr I J van der Wat

Dr I J van der Wat

Medical Aesthetic Doctors


Dr van der Wat qualified at the University of the Witwatersrand in 1973. He is a specialist obstetrician gynaecologist. In 1983 he studied laser surgery through the American Association for Gynaecological Laparoscopists (AAGL).

Dr van der Wat has served on international boards on minimally invasive gynaecology and endoscopy, and currently holds a position on the board of the AAGL. He has also published numerous articles in peer review journals and has written many chapters in Textbooks. In 2007 he received the prestigious Romannini award for the best publication on Endometriosis from the AAGL.

Dr van der Wat is the chairman of 2 international meetings and hosted the international AAGL/SASREG meeting in Cape Town April 2013.  The focus was on minimally invasive gynaecology and Endometriosis.

His interest in Laser Surgery started in 1983 after attending a course through the AAGL at the University of Southern California.  Since 2005 Dr van der Wat has been involved in the Parklane Laserderm where he currently performs Filler and Botox injections as well assists with offering advice on Laser Therapy.