Any medical practitioner who is registered with the Health Professional Council of SA (HPCSA)
and (one or more of the following)
- His/Her professional practice is confined to the practice of diseases of the digestive system, or;
- He/She is a physician, surgeon, paediatrician, pathologist or radiologist largely engaged in digestive system diseases or has made a special contribution to this, or;
- The nature of his/her practice is such as to give him/her a special interest in the subject of Gastroenterology or Hepatology.