Dr Shaun Maasdorp
Senior Lecturer/Med Specialist
Critical Care
Critical Care
IB G60
051 405 3308
Francois Retief Building: Block E 203C

Short CV

Dr Maasdorp completed his undergraduate training at the University of the Free State in 2001, whereafter he moved to Windhoek, Namibia for his internship. After working as a medical officer at Intensive Care Unit of Windhoek Central Hospital for another 2 years, he returned to South Africa to complete his Community Service year at the Manne Dipico Hospital in Colesberg in 2005.  He was then appointed as Registrar in Internal Medicine at the University of the Free State in 2006 and went on to complete his MMed(Internal Medicine) in 2009, FCP(SA) in 2010 and Cert Pulmonology(SA)Phys in 2012.  After working as a Consultant Pulmonologist at Universitas Academic Hospital, he went into Private Practice, working as Pulmonologist at the Netcare Greenacres Hospital in Port Elizabeth between 2015 and 2017.  Her returned to Bloemfontein in the Free State in 2018 after being appointed as Head of Critical Care at Universitas Academic Hospital and Senior Lecturer in the Faculty of Health of the University of the Free State.


  1. Maasdorp SD, Mollentze WF. Getting a grip on Type 2 diabetes mellitus.SouthAfrican Journal of Diabetes and Vascular Disease 2009; 6: 26-28

  2. Maasdorp SD, Prins M, Nel J, Snyman C. Pulmonary capillary hemangiomatosis: A Case report. South African Respiratory Journal 2010; 16: 52-54

  3. Maasdorp SD, Prins M, Van Rooyen C.Demographic profile of lung cancer patients at the Universitas Academic Hospital Bronchoscopy Unit in Bloemfontein.South Afr J Epidemiol Infect 2012; 27: 130-13   

  4. Maasdorp SD, C Snyman, Prins M, Van Rooyen C, Struwig D. Clinical profile of patients diagnosed with primary lung cancer at the Pulmonology Division, Universitas Academic Hospital, Bloemfontein, 2010–2011.South Afr J Epidemiol Infect 2013;28(4):233-239

  5. Sonnekus P, Maasdorp SD, Crabbia FL.Reading between the lines.South African Respiratory Journal 2013; 19(1): 25-26

  6. Eneje O, Maasdorp S.Under-utilisation of spirometry leading to under-diagnosis of lung disease.African Journal of Respiratory Medicine 2013; 9 (1): 11-14

  7. Maasdorp S.Silica-associated systemic sclerosis (Erasmus syndrome) revisited.South African Respiratory Journal 2014; 20(2): 38-39

  8. Y Dreyer, A Rossouw, H Schoeman, A Van der Nest, C Van Zyl, M Prins, SD Maasdorp & G Joubert. An observational study on factors influencing antibiotic use in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease at Universitas Academic Hospital, Bloemfontein. South African Family Practice 2015; 57(4): 273-276 DOI: 10.1080/20786190.2015.1047144



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