Prof. Johan Reyneke

Topic of Presentation
Correction of facial defects by means of patient matched sub periosteal implants

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 honorary 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 and is a visiting professor at the University of Amsterdam.

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 national and international courses and lectures on the subject. He has published more than 100 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 3rd Edition of his book “Essentials of Orthognathic Surgery” was published in 2022. He has lectured on all four continents of the world and in 2013 Johan had the honour 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 orthognathic surgical procedures for more than 9000 patients over the last 43 years.

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

Johan is semi-retired at the moments, is a visiting professor at the University of Amsterdam and lives in Laren, The Netherlands.