Professional Team

Dr Joubert Viljoen

Dr. Viljoen bought the practice in 1995, but no longer works as a vet because of a motor vehicle accident he was in, in 2002. He is, however, still passionately involved in the management of the practice and in the veterinary industry as a whole. At home, Dr. Viljoen is married with five kids and has a Pomeranian named Sirkus and a Yorkshire Terrier called Victor (who has a tendency to run away from home!).

Dr Suzette Greubel
Co-Owner/Senior Veterinarian
Dr. Suzette Greubel is the co-owner and senior veterinarian at Greenside Animal Hospital. She started as a locum vet at our animal hospital in 2002 and has been here permanently since June 2003. Dr. Greubel is married with 2 two children, and also owns 2 two German Shorthaired Pointers and a cat.
Dr Simoné Steyn
Dr. Simoné Steyn joined Greenside Animal Hospital in January 2017. Dr. Simoné is married and have has four furry kids at home named Pablo, Mot, Milly and Ollie. She loves running and spending time in her garden.
Dr Jean Gouws
Dr Jean Gouws joined the team in 2018. He has an interest in orthopedicorthopaedic surgery and loves to analyse the weird cases. He has multiple pets including chickens and hamsters. He is the prankster in the office.
Dr Abby Brown
Dr Abby Brown joined the Greenside team in 2020. She loves working with people and animals and always has a smile on her face.
Dr Vince Botha
Locum Veterinarian
Dr Sara Boyd graduated from Onderstepoort Veterinary Faculty with her Masters in Small Animal Surgery in 2004. Since then, Dr Boyd has been a surgeon and partner for 20 years in one of Johannesburg’s specialist facilities. She has been a senior lecturer at Onderstpoort and has done professional development talks extensively both locally and abroad on various surgical subjects. Her special interests lie in the field of soft tissue and neurosurgery.
Sr Irene Mudzingwa
Veterinary Nurse
Irene started working at Greenside Animal Hospital in October 2017. She started working inIrene entered the veterinary industry back in 1994 as a vet assistant and qualified as a vet nurse in 2007. She is blessed with one child, a girl. Irene loves animals very much. In her free time, she enjoys playing Netball and reading.

Reception Team

Bernice Pietersen
Nicole de Wet
Sue Kaiser
Sam Mthiyane
Allison Gilbert
Part-time Receptionist
Allison Gilbert is one of our weekend reception staff members. You will see her here every second Saturday. She is busy with her PhD, working with forensically related flies. She has a whole family of animals at home, too many to mention here!
Nerene Nienaber
Accounts / Part-time Receptionist
Bernice joined the team in January 2019. She has a bubbly personality and is always willing to help. Bernice loves cats even though her husband is allergic.
Shene van Zyl
Nicole joined the team in November 2021. She is passionate about dog behaviour and is a collector of dog products. She has a Doberman called Ivy and a Dachshund called Lillo.

Healthcare Team

Given Moyo
Veterinary Healthcare Assistant / Driver
France Dube
Veterinary Healthcare Assistant
Benedict Gaaratwe
Veterinary Healthcare Assistant
Trevor Maluleke
Veterinary Healthcare Assistant
Lizanne du Toit
Veterinary Nursing Assistant

Grooming Team

Elizabeth Celesta
Sharon Ncube
Evelyn Nsibanyoni

Admin/Operations Team

Le Roux Viljoen
General Manager
Ruan Pietersen
Stephen Huart
Gloria Makukutsi
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