Dr. A. Karjieker
“If you ain’t breathing in through your nose at all times, you ain’t breathing right.”
– Dr Azgher Karjieker Cape Town 2012
Dr Azgher Karjieker is a member of the College of Surgeons of South Africa, having attained an MBChb (UCT) and FCS (ORL) SA UCT. He is a qualified Ear Nose and Throat Surgeon with a passionate interest in Snoring and Sinus Disorders.
Born and bred in Cape Town, Dr Karjieker is married to Audiologist Faheema Dhansay
Dr Karjieker did his undergraduate studies MBChB at UCT in 1993. He then did an internship at Groote Schuur Hospital (GSH) in 1994 where he spent 2 months doing ENT and this is where the ENT bug bit. He went on to spend 18 months in the UK as an ENT SHO.
Formal ENT Training was completed at GSH between 1999 and 2002 and he passed his Final ENT Examination in October 2001. His mentors were Professors Sean Sellars, Chris Prescott and Johan Fagan.
This was followed by a stint in the United Kingdom. He was a Consultant ENT Surgeon in London from February 2002 until March 2004. He attended numerous international courses during this period – mostly on Snoring and Sinus Disorders.
Unable to let go of his Capetonian roots, Dr Karjieker returned to Cape Town and opened a private practice in April 2004 to present.
He practices from Chris Barnard Memorial Hospital and Vincent Pallotti Hospital and is passionate about saving patients and their partners from the effects of snoring and sleep apnoea, as well as general sinus and paediatric ENT ailments.