A man as passionate about medicine as sport Dr Riaan Van Tonder brings a wealth of life and medical experience to the Body Renewal family. A highly decorated academic he originally graduated from medicine in Stellenbosch before furthering his studies and gaining experience in both the United Kingdom and India as well as going on to complete an MBA at the Edinburgh business school.
An experienced mountain biker who has completed multiple Cape Epics, he is also a competitive squash and cricket player. Boasting qualifications in sports and exercise medicine he has represented squash, cricket and athletics regionally. Describing himself as an amateur cook and outdoor enthusiast he embodies the Body Renewal ethos of lifelong learning and continuous hard work in the search for excellence.
Body Renewal has always been on Dr Riaan’s radar and when, as a result of increased demand in the Western Cape an opportunity for a new doctor presented itself Dr Riaan jumped at the opportunity. Dr Riaan has a reputation as a superb medical aesthetic doctor having gained over 15 years aesthetic experience with a plastic surgeon at Panorama clinic.
Dr Riaan has enjoyed extensive training under the esteemed Dr Maureen Allem, Body Renewal Founder and Medical Director, this a lifelong dream for Dr Riaan. Dr Riaan is excited to be exposed to Body Renewals ongoing in house learning and to be mentored by Dr Maureen on a continual basis in not only global trends but also in cutting edge technology.
Dr Riaan look forwards to creating a skin care journey for you and will be based at the Claremont, Stellenbosch, Paarl and Willowbridge branches.