Dr Susan Vosloo was born in Kroonstad, South Africa, and underwent schooling and pre-graduate medical training in Bloemfontein, qualifying in 1980 at the University of the Free State.
She did her Internship in Pretoria and spent the following year in Critical Care Medicine at Universitas Hospital, Bloemfontein, before starting her Surgical training in Johannesburg. She completed training in Cardiothoracic Surgery at the University of Cape Town, gaining the fellowship of the College of Surgeons of South Africa and M.Med degree in Cardiothoracic Surgery (UCT) in 1988.
Further training in Congenital and Pediatric Cardiac Surgery was done at the Harley Street Clinic and Great Ormond Street Children’s Hospitals in London, UK in 1989 and 1990.
She was a full-time surgeon in the Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery at Groote Schuur Hospital, University of Cape Town before starting Private Practice at the then City Park Hospital in 1991. She currently is in independent private practice at Christiaan Barnard Memorial Hospital, also works since 1998 at the Vincent Pallotti Hospital in Cape Town.
She serves on the University Council of UFS, and in addition is the UFS Council Representative in the UFS Senate and on the Standing Advisory Committee of the School of Medicine, UFS and the Provincial Department of Health; Africa representative for the Pediatric Cardiac Intensive Care Society; and founder member of World Society for Pediatric and Congenital Heart Surgery.
She was most privileged to be actively involved on the Organizing Committee for the World Congress of Pediatric Cardiology and Cardiac Surgery, a landmark event happening only every 4 years, that was hosted in Cape Town, SA in February 2013.
Susan is married to Anton Ferreira, a Specialist Anaesthetist and has twin daughters, born in October 2000. She enjoys her career, travelling, fashion, art, property and spending time with her family and friends.