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Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
October 29, 2019

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Dr. Reda Ahmed Musa Zbaida


Name: Reda Ahmed Musa Zbaida

Gender: Male

DOB: November 20th, 1978

Nationality: Libyan

Marital status: single

Address: Cape Town – South Africa.

E-mail address:


- MBChB from the college of medicine- university of Tripoli (2004).

- Fellowship of South African College of Pediatric Surgeons from the Colleges of Medicine of South Africa (2018).

I also passed the following exams:

- The United States Medical Licensing Exam step 1 (USMLE step 1) (2007)

- The United States Medical Licensing Exam step 2 clinical knowledge

(USMLE step 2CK) (2008)

- Selection examination of Libyan Board of General Surgery (2007)

- First part of Libyan Board of General Surgery (2009). COURSES:

- Basic surgical skill course (2014)

- Advanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS) course (2015)

- Advanced Paediatric Life Support (APLS) course (2017)

- Emergency management of Severe Burns Course (2017)

- Advanced course of laparoscopic skills (2018)


Internship (April 2004-April 2005)

Post –graduate Training:

- Department of General Surgery at Tripoli Medical Center (JUNE 2005-DEC 2013), one of the busiest hospitals in the capital city of Libya.

- Rotations in various surgical department as part of training of Libyan Board of General Surgery.

- Department of pediatric surgery at The Tygerberg Academic Hospital in South Africa (March 2014- October 2018).

- Rotation in Adult ICU for 3 months at Tygerberg hospital

(intermediate exam requirement).

- Rotation for 3 months in trauma unit at Tygerberg hospital

(intermediate exam requirement).

- During my residency in pediatric surgery department I was involved in all kind of surgeries:

o Elective Major cases (Wilm’s tumor resection,

Hepatoenterostomy, Gastric pull-up …. etc.).

o Elective minor cases (Inguinal and umbilical hernias, Orchidopexies, Dermoid cysts excisions…. etc.)

o Emergencies during on call duties (Midgut volvulus, gun shots injuries, TOF repair, and other different types of atresia’s, NEC, SIP…etc.)

- As well as in:

o The patient’s management in wards as well as in out-patients clinic.

o Academic program (academic rounds, Presentations, Radiology meeting, Pathology meeting, Journal Clubs, Mock exams).

o Teaching Medical students and junior registrars.

- Research for MMED degree at Stellenbosch university, From Jan 2019 till the present time.


- South African Pediatric Surgery Trainee Association congress (August 2018), I presented (The Urodynamic study in urinary incontinence).

- South African Pediatric Surgery Trainee Association congress

(January 2017), I presented (Is the PAIR a best option?).

- Pediatric Hepatobiliary and Liver Transplant Symposium (November 2017), I presented a case report (Xanthogranulomatus cholangitis).

- Pediatric Colorectal and Urology congress (June 2017). Professional society memberships:

- The South African college of pediatric surgery (2018).

- The South African pediatric Trainee Association (2014-2018).

- The Libyan general medical council 2005.

- The Libyan surgery society 2007 to present.

- Health professions council of south Africa (2012 – to present). Language Proficiency:

- Arabic: Mother tongue.

- English: Fluent.


Pediatric Xanthogranulomatus cholangitis (the first described case in pediatric age group), Hirschsprung disease: A Review, References:

1.Professor Samad Shaik, MB, ChB (Natal), FCS(SA), Cert Paed Surg (SA), AMP. Head of South African college of pediatric surgery.

2. Professor Heinz Rode, MBChB (Pret), MMed (Surg) (Pret), FRCS (Edinburgh), FCS (SA). Emeritus Professor of pediatric surgery at cape town university.

3. Professor Berhouz Baieghbal, MB,FRCS(I),FCS(SA)Paed Surg. Head of pediatric surgery department at Stellenbosch university. Tel: +27-21-938-****.

Cover letter:

I am Dr Reda Zbaida, a qualified pediatric surgeon, looking for new opportunities. Your sincerely.

Reda Zbaida

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