Dr. Ortega is a Specialist Anaesthetist in private practice with especial interest in Trauma and General Surgery. She has South African qualifications as Specialist Anaesthesiologist with a Fellowship of the College of Anaesthesia –FCA (SA) from the University of the Witwatersrand and the Colleges of Medicine of South Africa.

She has over 20 years experience as Anaesthesiologist, having worked as Consultant Anaesthetist at Chris Hani Baragwanath Academic Hospital before moving to private practice.

Dr. Ortega is involved with postgraduate teaching through the Advance Trauma Life Support program under the auspices of the Trauma Society of South Africa and is also an International Faculty Instructor for the Definitive Anaesthesia Trauma Care (DATC) course, offered by the International Association of Surgery for Trauma and intensive care (IATSIC)


Professional Memberships

  • International Society of surgery (ISS)
  • International Association for Trauma Surgery and Intensive Care (IATSIC)
  • South African Society of Anaesthesiologists
  • Trauma Society of South Africa


Mrs. Audette Parenzee

Personal Assistant and Practice Manager

Phone: + 27 11 806 1884

Email: drortegapractice@gmail.com 


Postal Address

PostNet Suite 236

Private Bag X 17

Weltevreden Park 1715