Groote Schuur


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Groote Schuur

(khro͝o`tə skür) [Afrik.,=large barn], estate, Cape Town, Western Cape, SW South Africa. The main building of the estate, which is a good example of Dutch colonial architecture, was erected on the site of a large barn dating from 1657. It once was the home of Cecil RhodesRhodes, Cecil John
, 1853–1902, British imperialist and business magnate. Business Career

The son of a Hertfordshire clergyman, he first went to South Africa in 1870, joining his oldest brother, Herbert, on a cotton plantation in Natal.
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 and later was an official residence of South Africa's prime ministers and presidents; it is now a museum. The Univ. of Cape Town is those grounds of the estate that were bequeathed by Rhodes for a national university; in 1967, Dr. Christiaan Barnard performed the world's first human heart transplant operation there.
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He moved to Cape Town and trained in medicine at Groote Schuur Hospital from 1975 to 1977 and in respiratory medicine from 1978 to 1979.
Following internship at Groote Schuur Hospital in 1965, in the legendary Brock and Louw Firms, he spent a year in Neurology with Jim McGregor and Frances Ames.
South African surgeon Dr Christiaan Barnard carried out the world's first heart transplant operation on grocer Louis Washkansky at Groote Schuur Hospital even earlier, in 1967.
Fifty years ago, on 3 December 1967, the world's first human-to-human heart transplant was performed by Dr Christiaan Barnard at Groote Schuur Hospital in Cape Town.
Critical Care Specialist and Transplant Surgeon, Department of Critical Care and Transplant Unit, Groote Schuur Hospital, University of Cape Town, South Africa
One other statue now stands at the bottom of the steps at the Rhodes Memorial on Devil's Peak above Groote Schuur near Cape Town, South Africa.
DNA tests have confirmed that the older girl is the daughter of Celeste and Morne Nurse, who was snatched from Groote Schuur hospital as a three-day-old baby named Zephany in April 1997, local media reported.
Michelle Carrihill is a local paediatric endocrinologist who has attended the multidisciplinary paediatric neuroendocrine clinic at Groote Schuur Hospital for many years.
The first ever successful heart transplant operation was performed in South Africa in 1967 by Prof Christian Neethling Barnard and a team of 30 physicians at the Groote Schuur Hospital, Cape Town.
For example, at Groote Schuur Hospital in Cape Town there were just six neurologists.
Cywes attended medical school at the University of Cape Town in Cape Town, South Africa, and completed his internship at Groote Schuur Hospital in South Africa where he focused on plastic and reconstructive surgery.