Dr Jean Maritz

Clinical VirologistMicrobiology / Virology, Serology

Jean is originally from Vredendal and studied medicine at Stellenbosch University.
He briefly crossed the Liesbeek to do research at UCT in 2008 after which he returned to Stellenbosch University to specialise in medical virology. He remained at the National Health Laboratory Service at Tygerberg Hospital as a consultant virologist for 5 years before joining PathCare in January 2018.
Jean’s research interests are broad and include novel molecular viral diagnostics, HIV resevoir dynamics as well as viral infections of the eye and the central nervous system. He retains an appointment as an extraordinary senior lecturer at Stellenbosch University. We are proud to welcome Dr Maritz and know that he will become a
valuable member of our team.