Summary Curriculum Vitae: Dr David Gotlieb MBChB FCP(SA): drdoc on-line
Born and educated in Zimbabwe.
Completed Advanced level A level examinations at Milton High School Bulawayo, in 1975.
Awarded a Zimbabwe Government Scholarship.
Studied Medicine at the University of Cape Town, and Groote Schuur hospital, from 1976, graduating MBChB in 1981.
Clinical experience was thereafter achieved as follows:
Internship in the Groote Schuur group of Hospitals in the Departments of Medicine, General Surgery, Paediatric Surgery, and Obstetrics and Gynaecology.
General / Family Practice Cape Town
Senior house Officer Medical Emergency unit, Groote Schuur Hospital
Senior house Officer Gastroenterology unit, Groote Schuur Hospital
Senior house Officer Neurology unit, Groote Schuur Hospital
Senior house Office Rheumatology unit, Groote Schuur Hospital
Jul 1985-Dec 1988
Registrar in the Department of Medicine, Groote Schuur Hospital. Experience in General and Internal Medicine, Cardiology, Respiratory, Intensive Care, Neurology, Nephrology, and Rheumatology.
Jan 1989-Dec 1990
Senior Career Registrar Rheumatology.
Post graduation Credentials / Certification
§ Registered Specialist Physician with the South African Medical and Dental Council 1989.
VQE examinations (
§ Registered with the British Medical Council (Overseas Register 1985)
§ Completion of a two years Rheumatology Residency GSH dept Rheumatology 1989-1990.
§ Registered subspecialty Rheumatology with the South African Medical and Dental Council 1991.
§ Commenced Private Practice at Constantiaberg Medi-Clinic Cape Town as a Specialist Physician and Rheumatologist 1991
§ Held the position as a part-time Specialist at Groote Schuur Hospital Arthritis Clinic between 1991-1998
§ Maintain links with the department of Rheumatology at Groote Schuur hospital, and the Arthritis Unit by attending academic ward rounds and Journal clubs.
arthritis: clinical guideline 2003.
Kalla AA, Stanwix A, Gotlieb
study: Comparison of Upper Gastrointestinal Toxicity of Rofecoxib and Naproxen
in Patients with Rheumatoid Arthritis
Bombardier C., Laine L., Reicin A., Shapiro D., Burgos-Vargas R., Davis B., Day R., Ferraz M. B., Hawkey C. J., Hochberg M. C., Kvien T. K., Schnitzer T. J., The VIGOR Study Group. N Engl J Med 2000; 343:1520-1528, Nov 23, 2000
diclofenac in long-term management of rheumatoid arthritis: randomised
The Lancet Volume 354, Issue 9196 18 December 1999 Pages 2106-2111
Paul Emery, Henning Zeidlerb, Tore K Kvienc, Mario Guslandid, Raphael Naudine, Helen Steadf, Kenneth M Verburgg, Peter C Isaksong, Richard C Hubbardg and G Steven Geis, et al.
Diagnosing Rheumatoid Arthritis. Gotlieb D. SA Family Practice;45,4, 25-30. May 2003.
Diagnosing Osteoarthritis. Gotlieb D. SA Family Practice;45,5:24-31. June 2003.
Treatment of Rheumatoid Arthritis and Osteoarthritis. Gotlieb D. SA Family Practice;45,6:55-64. July 2003.
Editor Rheumatology Edition, SAMJ / CME magazine October 2005
The Rheumatology Examination, Gotlieb D SAMJ / CME magazine October 2005
Contributing author to publications in Modern medicine and Specialist update
Valdecoxib: Pfizer Pharmaceuticals / International board and
Lumiracoxib: Novartis /
International board and
Rofecoxib Merck /
Tocilizumab Roche advisory board 2009.
Abvie advisory board 2014
Abvie advisory board 2014
JAK development program 2008-2009. Pfizer international
Established one of the largest arthritis websites in the world on the Internet.
This is an extension of my involvement as a consultant on the arthritis Internet
newsgroups. Articles on the website have appeared in several magazines in
Dr David Gotlieb
MBChB FCP (SA)
Cape Town Jan 2014
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