In January 1991, Dr Hein van Wyk was admitted to Stellenbosch University to study medicine.
He obtained his MBChB degree in 1996 and started his internship at 1 Military hospital in Pretoria / Tshwane. In April 1999, he was appointed as a Medical Officer in the Ophthalmic (Eye) department at 1 Military Hospital Pretoria / Tshwane.
On 1st May 2001, Dr van Wyk was selected and appointed as a Registrar to do post graduate studies at the University of Pretoria department of Ophthalmology, where he studied under Prof. Polla Roux. During his tenure as a Registrar, he was selected as part of a research group working in conjunction with Ophthalmologists in Southampton, England. He qualified as an Ophthalmologist (Eye Surgeon) on the 14th October 2004.
Dr Van Wyk, before entering into private practice, was selected to do a prestigious fellowship in Ophthalmology in Portsmouth, UK. There he did surgery with some of the best Eye Surgeons of that time as rated by their peers.
He started in private practice with rooms at NHC Bryanston and NHC Honeydew in 2005. Dr Van Wyk does all his surgical cases at the well respected Visiomed Eye and Laser Clinic.
Visiomed is a Specialist Eye Hospital known for their individualised personal service and a center of excellence of Technology in Ophthalmology.