Dr. Jacob Dreyer Honored for Excellence in Global Surgery & Consulting

    DUMFRIES, ENGLAND, December 22, 2016 /24-7PressRelease/ — Dr. Jacob Dreyer has been included in Marquis Who’s Who. As in all Marquis Who’s Who biographical volumes, individuals profiled are selected on the basis of current reference value. Factors such as position, noteworthy accomplishments, visibility, and prominence in a field are all taken into account during the selection process.

An esteemed surgeon and consultant born in Cape Town, South Africa, Dr. Dreyer received a Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery from Stellenbosch University before obtaining a Master of Medicine in surgery from the same school. He then earned a Fellowship of the College of Surgeons of South Africa (FCS) in surgery through the Colleges of Medicine of South Africa. After relocating to the United Kingdom, Dr. Dreyer attained a Master of Education in surgical education from Imperial College London.

Dr. Dreyer has utilized his strong educational foundation in a number of roles throughout his career. Since 1999, he has served as a consultant and general surgeon for NHS Dumfries & Galloway, specializing in the areas of colorectal disease, critical care, and global surgery. Dr. Dreyer is also noted for his position as chair of the Education and Research Committee for the International Federation of Surgical Colleges. He served as editor for the book, “Critical Care Handbook for Global Surgery,” and has contributed a number of articles to professional publications.

Additionally, Dr. Dreyer has held several teaching and training roles in critical care education and global surgery. These include being a member of the University of Edinburgh’s Global Health Academy, an honorary visiting professor of surgery at Addis Ababa University, and a trainer of surgeons in Ethiopia, Zambia, Kenya, Rwanda and Tanzania through COSECSA. Further positions include convener of critical care courses for the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh, board member of NHS Scotland’s Diagnostics Collaborative, and review panel member of NHS Scotland’s Surgical Profiles.

Dr. Dreyer’s professional affiliations include fellowships of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh and College of Surgeons of East, Central and Southern Africa (COSECSA), memberships of the Association of Surgeons of Great Britain and Ireland, and the Global Initiative for Emergency and Essential Surgical Care of the World Health Organization. His varied accomplishments were taken into consideration when he was chosen to be featured in the 28th through 33rd edition of Who’s Who in World.

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