Dr. Hercules Duvel studied medicine in South Africa and graduated from the University of Pretoria in 1989 obtaining a Bachelor degree in medicine and surgery – MBChB. He completed his Internship and military training. While in South Africa Dr. Duvel had extensive training in general medicine and general practice, surgical treatment and emergency care.Dr. Duvel moved to Canada in 1992 where he worked as a Family physician in rural hospitals and practices. Dr Duvel completed the Certification in Family Medicine ( General Practice / Primary Care) in 1998.
Dr. Duvel with other partners owned and operated a medical practice in Spruce Grove, Alberta, Canada. Dr Duvel and Esme owned a medical spa , Novoderm Spa Laser and Cosmetic, offering skin treatments and cosmetic services as well as skin cancer treatments.
Dr. Duvel trained other doctors in the use of cosmetic treatments and procedures.
Dr. Duvel and his family relocated to Melbourne in December 2011. (Canada was nice but too cold!)
In 2012 Dr Duvel became a fellow of the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners.
Dr. Duvel worked in Melton, Victoria, in a large general practice, Westcare Medical Centre.
In July 2016 Dr Duvel completed the Masters Degree in the field of Skin Cancer at the University of Queensland (which he is very proud of!). Dr. Duvel does skin checks, skin cancer management as well as fairly advanced surgeries, and enjoys general practice especially chronic disease management and all facets of general practice.