Dr Mark Torres-Holmes is an oto(ear)-rhino(nose)-laryngologist(voice box specialist) with a special interest in, and further training as a head and neck surgeon. That involves in particular, benign (non-cancer) and malignant (cancer) tumours and conditions of the mouth, throat, voice box, sinuses, ear, skin of the head and neck, salivary glands and thyroid gland, as well as rare paediatric airway and neck lump problems.

He works as a consultant surgeon with the Morningside Head and Neck Multidisciplinary Team who meet weekly to discuss patient’s head and neck problems. He also has an interest in and collaborates closely with plastic surgeons Dr Peter Scott and Dr Chris Snijman in managing and operating on functional nose breathing problems.


  • MBChB, University of Pretoria, South Africa, 2001
  • FCORL (SA), Colleges of Medicine of South Africa, 2009
  • Global Online Fellowship in H&N Surgery and Oncology, IFHNOS (International Federation of Head and Neck Oncologic Societies) in affiliation with Memorial Sloane Kettering Cancer Centre, Oct 2014 – Nov 2016
  • Observership at the MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston, Texas, USA

Shelley Sher is Dr Torres-Holmes’ Practice Manager with extensive experience and skill understanding Mediclinic Morningside and medical funder administration.

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Head and Neck Surgeons

Professor Chris Joseph - ENT
Dr Keith Davidge-Pitts - ENT
Dr Gavin Quail - ENT
Dr Chris Quitter - ENT
Dr Marios Conidaris - ENT

Dental team

Dr Greg Boyes-Varley - Maxillofacial Surgeon
Professor Dale Howes - Maxillofacial Prosthodontist
Dr Michael Michael - Maxillofacial Prosthodontist
Dr Noland Naidoo - Maxillofacial Prosthodontist
Sabine Harck - Oral hygienist

Plastic and reconstructive surgeons

Dr Dimitri Liakos
Dr Chetan Patel
Dr Mark Phipson


Professor Analee Milner
Dr Rex Tweedie
Dr Victoria Morford

Sandton Oncology Centre

Professor Bernard Donde - Radiation Oncology
Dr Nirasha Chiranjan - Radiation Oncology
Dr Sudeshan Naidoo - Radiation Oncology
Dr Yael Mark - Radiation Oncology


Dr Clifford Smith
Dr Nivesh Sewlall
Dr Grace Kaye-Eddie

Palliative care

Dr Edmund Schutze
Dr Craig Howes


Kathryn Green
Zahn Otto


Rehab Matters


Yvonne Penfold
Kerryn Constable

Sandton Radiology group

Drs Bloch and partners

Nuclear Medicine

Dr Sindy Perumal


Professor Simon Naylor from Gritzman and Thatcher