Specialist Surgeon FCS (SA) Fellowship College of Surgeons of South Africa- University of the Witwatersrand & Colleges of Medicine of South Africa 

Certificate Sub-Specialty Trauma Surgery University of the Witwatersrand & Colleges of Medicine of South Africa

Diploma Specialist General Surgeon Ministry of Health Cuba

Medical Doctor (MD) Health Professions Council of South Africa Board Exam


Significant Professional Experience

Acting Consultant Trauma Surgeon, Trauma Unit Charlotte Maxeke Academic Hospital, Johannesburg South Africa 

Registrar in General Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa 

Consultant Trauma Surgeon, including a 2-year Fellowship in Trauma Surgery. Trauma Directorate Chris Hani Baragwanath Academic Hospital 


Areas of Special Interest

Emergency gastro-intestinal surgery

Hernia Surgery

Surgical Critical Care

Neck and chest trauma

Laparoscopy and Thoracoscopic (Key hole) surgery in trauma

Surgical Fixation of Multiple Rib and Sternal Fractures

Management of complicated Intra-abdominal Infections and Open Abdomen including abdominal wall reconstruction 



International Society of Surgery (ISS)


International Association for Trauma Surgery and Surgical Intensive Care (IATSIC)


European Society for Trauma and Emergency Surgery (ESTES)


Association of Surgeons of South Africa (ASSA)


Trauma Society of South Africa (TSSA)




Dr. Monzon is an International Faculty Instructor for the Definitive Trauma Care Course (DSTCTM) under the auspices of the International Association of Trauma Surgery and Surgical Intensive Care-IATSIC  (IATSIC)  (ISS SIC)

He is also actively involved in training post-graduated students and surgical trainees as an instructor of the Advanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS®) program under the auspices of the Trauma Society of South Africa -TSSA; he is also

Dr. Monzon has participated in multiple national and international scientific congresses, conferences and courses, both as delegate and speaker; and has scientific publications on peer-reviewed medical journals. 

He plays an active role in surgical scientific research and continued medical education and serves as a reviewer for the editorial board of the South African Journal of Surgery


On his free time Dr. Monzon is an avid wildlife photographer and outdoors enthusiast.

Last Revised July 2017