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Johan P Reyneke BChD, MChD, FCMFOS (SA), PhD

Johan served as professor in the department of Maxillofacial and Oral Surgery at the university of the Witwatersrand in Johannesburg since 1991 and was appointed as an extraordinary professor at the University of the Western Cape in 2014, South Africa. Internationally, he also holds professorships at the university of Oklahoma and Florida in the USA as well as the university of Nacional Autònoma de Mexico, San Salvador, Mexico.

He was awarded the Fellowship in Maxillofacial and Oral Surgery in 2003 by peer review in the College of Medicine of South Africa and obtained his PhD at the University of Tampere, Finland in March 2006.

Johan has a passion for Orthognathic and Reconstructive facial surgery and has presented numerous courses and lectures on the subject. He has published more than 93 papers in refereed journals and has also written chapters in numerous well-known textbooks on Oral and Maxillofacial surgery. He has published several text books on orthognathic surgery and the Second Edition of his book “Essentials of Orthognathic Surgery” was published in October 2010. In 2013 Johan had the honour to be invited to present the Presidential lecture at the 21st International Conference of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons in Barcelona

Prof. Reyneke served as a member of the Executive Committee of the South African Society of Maxillofacial and Oral Surgeons from 1984 to 2000 and served as the President from 1994 to 1998. He served as the President of the College of Maxillofacial and Oral Surgeons of South Africa from 2008 to 2011. He serves on the editorial board of several international journals and has performed more than 8950 orthognathic surgical procedures over the last 41 years.

He was honoured with several national and international professional awards and spends his leisure time on art and golf.