Beverly Roos

Bev has been involved with diagnostic ultrasound for many years and now spends the majority of time her at the Centre for Sports Medicine and Orthopaedics in Rosebank, Johannesburg, performing all musculo-skeletal (MSK) diagnostic examinations to assess severity of muscle, tendon and ligaments injuries. The scope of work also involves various vascular examinations for assessment of deep vein thrombosis or arterial disease.

She has had full accreditation as a musculoskeletal ultrasonographer from the South African Sports Medicine Association from January 2010 – to date. She has been part of the medical support team for several national and international sports teams, including rugby, soccer, hockey, cricket, athletics and swimming.

She conducted a workshop on Achilles Tendinopathy Ultrasound at the 2011 International South African Sports Medicine Congress in Sandton, Johannesburg.

She is part time lecturer and examiner at the University of Johannesburg for both the ultrasonography and chiropractic students, and currently conducts workshops at the University of the Free State for the Masters in Sports Medicine Degree. She has also lectured MSK and cardiac ultrasound to the radiologists at the Johannesburg and Steve Biko Hospitals, as well as at several private radiology practices around the country.

In addition, she works sessions at 2 private radiology practices, covering abdominal, cardiac, vascular and OBGYN ultrasound.

She is still participating in her sport – running, cycling and canoeing, having previously been competitive in triathlon.