The First Private Teaching Hospital in South Africa, Johannesburg

Dr Candice Truda

Dr Candice Truda

MBBCh (Wits); FCS Ortho (Wits)

Dr. Candice Truda is an Orthopaedic Surgeon, with a special interest in shoulder and knee surgery. She also enjoys treating sports injuries and working on soft tissue (ligamentous) injuries and pathologies. During her clinical training Dr Truda gained a lot of experience working at some of South Africa's busiest public hospitals, as well as a year spent at hospitals in London, where her work included trauma orthopaedics. After qualifying as an Orthopaedic Surgeon at the University of Witwatersrand in 2007, Dr Truda worked at Chris Hani Baragwaneth Academic Hospital for 7 years, 5 of which were spent in the Sport and General Unit where she gained practical and theoretical knowledge in areas of shoulder, knee and foot surgery. She spent a lot of time on arthroscopic and soft tissue work, and also gained experience in arthroplasty. Dr Truda is now in private practice at Wits Donald Gordon Medical Centre. She is also currently doing research in septic arthritis and osteomyelitis, chronic knee dislocations and hallux interphalangeus.

Clinical Focus

  • Interest In Shoulder; Knee; Hip; Foot And Ankle Surgery
  • Focus On Sports Injuries And Soft Tissue Injury
  • Arthroscopic Surgery


  • Replacement Surgery - Shoulder; Hip And Knee
  • Shoulder Injuries - Instability And Rotator Cuff Pathology
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Meniscal And Soft Tissue Injury Repair
  • Surgery To Correct Bunions; Lesser Toe Deformities And Flat Feet


  • Orthopaedic Surgeon