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Dr Bronwyn Dillon

Dr Bronwyn Dillon

BSc (UKZN), BSc (Hons)(Genetics)(UKZN), MBBCh (Wits), FCMG (SA), MMed (Medical Genetics)(Wits)

Bronwyn is a consultant medical geneticist in the Division of Human Genetics at the NHLS, and a lecturer at the University of the Witwatersrand. She has studied and worked in the clinical division since 2015 and completed her fellowship through the College of Medical Geneticists in 2018. Bronwyn also completed her masters research in 2019, which profiled endocrine abnormalities in patients with Fanconi anaemia, homozygous for a FANCG founder mutation. Her special interests include chromosome breakage conditions, endocrine conditions with a genetic basis and genetic skin disorders. She is also involved in departmental research on developmental disorders in African patients. The majority of her time is spent on the assessment and clinical care of both private and state healthcare sector paediatric and adult genetic patients. Bronwyn is also actively involved in teaching undergraduate students, as well as mentoring and supervising medical genetics registrars in the division.

Clinical Focus

  • Genetics Skin Disorders
  • Dysmorphology
  • Chromosome Disorders
  • Congenital Birth Anomalies
  • Developmental Delay


  • Medical Genetics