Knee replacements, Cartilage transplantation, Partial knee replacements, Knee re-alignment surgery, Anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction (ACL), and Meniscus transplant.


Leonie (Receptionist) : 011 485 1706


Suite 303, Linksfield Park Clinic, Medical Suites,

24 12th Avenue, Linksfield West, 2192

Office Hours:

Mon – Thurs: 8:30 – 17:00 | Friday from 8:30 – 15:00

Consulting hours:

Mon, Wed, Thurs from 13:00 – 17:00

Closed on public holidays & weekends



Dr. Bradley Gelbart specialises in knee injuries, using a multidisciplinary approach to knee pain and treatment. This includes Platelet therapy, Physiotherapy, Biokinetics, Occupational therapy, and Surgery.


Dr. Brad Gelbart is an Orthopaedic surgeon with an interest in Orthopaedic Sports medicine and ensuring sportsmen and women can enjoy the benefits of Sport, whether competing professionally or socially.

Brad completed his undergraduate and postgraduate specialization studies at the University of Witwatersrand Medical school, obtaining his FC Orth from the College of Medicine and his Masters of Medicine Orthopaedic Surgery (MMed) from the University of Witwatersrand.

He completed his fellowship in Knee Surgery with Prof. Ponky Firer and then joined Prof. Firer in Practice at the Linksfield Orthopaedic Sports and Rehabilitation centre. He also spent time learning shoulder surgery with Dr. Dan Guttmann at the Taos Orthopaedic Institute. He continues to work as a consultant in the Charlotte Maxeke Johannesburg Academic Hospital soft tissue knee and sports Orthopaedics unit and remains as a lecturer in the Department of Orthopaedics at the University of Witwatersrand. Brad also has rooms at the Centre for Sports Medicine and Orthopaedics in Rosebank, Johannesburg.

Brad has presented talks at national and international congresses and publishes articles. He is a reviewer for local and international Orthopaedic journals and served on the Executive of the South African Knee Society(SAKS) for 6 years and is a past President of SAKS. He is currently an executive member of the South African Sports Medicine Association (SASMA), a director of the Johannesburg Orthopaedic Sports Medicine Institute (JOSI) and the Clinical Director of the Wits Institute for Sport and Health (WISH).

He is a member of the International Society of Arthroscopy, Knee Surgery and Orthopaedic Sports Medicine (ISAKOS) and the European Society of Sports Traumatology, Knee Surgery and Arthroscopy (ESSKA).

He is also proudly associated with a number of the top sports teams in South Africa.

His interests include all knee surgery, arthroscopic shoulder surgery, muscle and tendon injuries, and biological therapy for musculoskeletal injuries.

Brad has completed Comrades marathons, multiple cycle tours, and half Iron Man races. While having competed in contact sports previously he now prefers to stick to golf.

Patient info

We ensure that quality care is afforded to our patients even before formal consultation by taking necessary information about our patients, their lifestyle, and their current ailments.

Knee Specialists in Johannesburg

Prof. Ponky Firer, Dr. Brad Gelbart, and Dr. Matthew Street specialize in knee conditions of any type. Their approach is to improve your mobility and lessen your pain in the least invasive manner possible.

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