St John's College

MBBCh, MMed(Surg), FCS(SA)

Appointed to Council in February 2014

Professor Martin Veller, a vascular surgeon, is the dean of the Faculty of Health Sciences of the University of the Witwatersrand. He previously was the professor and head of the Department of Surgery, (November 2001 to February 2013) and the head of the division of vascular surgery (January 1992 to June 2014) at the University of the Witwatersrand.

In the past he has served as president of the College of Surgeons of the Colleges of Medicine of South Africa, chairman of the Association of Surgeons, president of the World Federation of Vascular Societies and president of the Vascular Society of Southern Africa.