About Dr Mark Purdy
Dr Purdy completed his undergraduate medical training at the University of Cape Town in 2002 and went on to specialise in Urology at the University of the Witwatersrand. He was admitted as a Fellow of the College of Urologists of South Africa in 2012.
During his specialist training at Wits he also completed his Masters Degree with a research report entitled: The Predictive Value of the NMP22 BladderChek test for bladder carcinoma in patients presenting with haematuria to a South African Tertiary Care Centre. In 2014 Dr Purdy identified a need for another Vaal urologist and began discussions with Mediclinic Emfuleni to become a Vanderbijlpark urologist.
Dr Purdy was awarded the Lionel B Goldschmidt Medal for top candidate in the Finals of the Urology Fellowship examinations in 2012 (only awarded in exceptional cases). In 2014, Dr Purdy was awarded his MMed (Wits) degree with Distinction.
Mission of Vaal Urology
Realising the need for specialist care in the area, Dr Purdy's mission is to serve members of the community with compassion and quality care.