Dr Thiroma Naicker


Dr Thirona Naicker


 +27 (0)31  240 2341




IALCH / UKZN Medical School

Research Interests

Cleft Lip and Palate, Paediatric Genetic Disorders


Paediatrician involved in managing genetic disorders


2002: MBChB from University of KwaZulu-Natal (UKZN) Medical School

2004: CMSA Diploma in Child Health of the College of Paediatricians of South Africa - DCH(SA)

2004: Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS)

2005/2008: Paediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS)

2009: CMSA Fellowship of the College of Paediatricians of South Africa - FCPaed(SA)

2016: Masters of Medicine (Paediatrics and Child Health) from University of KwaZulu-Natal (UKZN)

 List of Publications

  1. Naicker, T. and Aldous, C., 2014. Two trisomy 22 live births in one hospital in 15 months: is it as rare as we thought? Fetal and pediatric pathology,33(1), pp.35-41.


  1. Naicker, T. 22q11.2 Deletion Syndrome. Paediatric Quarterly Journal. March 2014, Volume 5, Number 3, pp 17-19


  1. Dandara, C., Greenberg, J., Lambie, L., Lombard, Z., Naicker, T., Ramesar, R., Ramsay, M., Roberts, L., Theron, M., Venter, P. and Bardien, S., 2013. Direct-to-consumer genetic testing: To test or not to test, that is the question. SAMJ: South African Medical Journal, 103(8), pp.510-512.


  1. Naicker, T., Aldous,C., Thejpal, R., 2016. Haemophilia: A disease of women as well. South African Journal of Child Health. March 2016, Vol 10, pp.29-32

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