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Dr Jaco H Botes

Colorectal Surgeon

Cert Gastroenterology(SA) Surg,   Mmed(Surgery),  FCS(SA),   MBBCh(Wits),   BscEngSci(BME)

Dr Botes is a surgical gastroenterologist specialising in colorectal surgery; or surgery of the colon, rectum, anus, pelvic floor and abdominal wall. He has a specific focus on robotic and minimally invasive surgery, with its application in colorectal cancer, hernia surgery, benign colonic disease and gastrointestinal failure.

After qualifying as a general surgeon at Stellenbosch University, he started as a Trauma Surgery consultant at Tygerberg Hospital. It was while faced with the devastating gastrointestinal injures in his patients, that he took a personal interest in gastrointestinal failure and abdominal reconstruction techniques.

After a further 2 years of sub-specialist training, he completed his in surgical gastroenterology fellowship in colorectal surgery. This fellowship coincided with the roll out of robotic surgery at Tygerberg hospital.

He has been an active member of the Da Vinci robotics team, involved in multiple robotic firsts for the country. He ris also the first surgeon in South Africa accredited in robotic surgery for both colorectal and hernia surgery. Dr Botes remains a senior lecturer and staff member at Stellenbosch University.

Dr Botes serves on the executive committee of the South African Society of Endoscopic Surgeons (SASES) and The South African Hernia Interest Group (HIG). He is a founding executive of the SAM Registry and a long term member of the South African Colorectal Society.

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  • Phone

    +27 21 201 6582

  • Consulting Rooms

    Room 4,
    Durbanville Medisuite,
    9 Paul Kruger St, Durbanville,
    Cape Town 7550

  • Hospital

    Mediclinic Durbanville
    Wellington Road, Durbanville,
    Cape Town 7550