Dr Beukes completed his MBChB degree in 2008 from the University of Pretoria. He worked as a General Practitioner from 2012-2016. He returned to the public sector as medical officer in 2016 and was offered a registrar post in 2017.
During his time as registrar he worked at Tembisa Hospital, Kalafong Hospital and Steve Biko Academic Hospital. His research paper on Enhanced recovery after surgery in elective total knee arthroplasty, was published in the South African Orthopaedic Journal in May 2022. The paper won the KS Naidoo award for best published article in the SAOJ in 2022.
Dr Beukes obtained his MMed Orthopaedics degree Cum Laude in 2022 and was admitted as a Fellow of the College of Medicine of South Africa. He is a general Orthopaedic surgeon with a special interest in shoulder surgery.