Our Doctors

UCTPAH’s unique network of collective medical wisdom means you can rest safe and secure, knowing that you are in excellent hands.

Our experienced doctors are backed by a large network of skills, research-based knowledge and medical colleagues at UCT Medical School. Using or referring to our network of doctors ensures that patients receive excellent medical care and advice from highly competent specialists. Many of our doctors have received international recognition in their respective disciplines.

In addition, most of the specialists have developed their own areas of interest and expertise. That means that patients are referred to the doctor with the most appropriate experience.

Furthermore, our collaboration with UCT Medical School, Groote Schuur Hospital and the Red Cross Children’s Hospital ensures that experts in a vast array of fields are at hand to deal with any eventuality.

Professionals

Chief of Medicine

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Beningfield, Stephen James, prof

Radiologist

Prof SJ Beningfield - Head of Department, Radiology, GSH
General Radiology with subspeciality in Hepatobiliary Imaging & Interventional Radiology

BERNON MARC, DR

Bernon, Marc Michael, Dr

Digestive Disease Centre

Dr Marc Bernon is Hepatobiliary and pancreatic surgeon. He is currently a consultant and senior lecturer in the UCT Hepato-pancreatico-biliary (HPB) surgical unit.

BOUTALL ADAM, DR

Boutall, Adams Brunette Tuanton, Dr

Digestive Disease Centre

Dr Adam Boutall is a surgical gastroenterologist and colorectal surgeon based at Groote Schuur and UCT Private Academic hospitals.

BURMEISTER SEAN, DR

Burmeister, Sean, Dr

Digestive Disease Centre

Dr Burmeister was born and raised in Cape Town, subsequently attending the University of Cape Town where he graduated with the MBChB degree in 1997.

CALLIGARO GREG, PROF

Calligaro Gregory Louis, Prof

Pulmonologist

Prof Calligaro finished his undergraduate medical training at the University of the Witwatersrand in 2001, and qualified as a specialist physician in 2009 and a respiratory specialist in 2012 at the University of Cape Town (UCT).

CHIN ASHLEY, PROF

Chin Ashley, Prof

Cardiologist

Dr Ashley Chin is a consultant cardiologist and electrophysiologist with a special interest in the catheter ablation of cardiac arrhythmias and implantation of cardiac devices like pacemakers, implantable cardioverter defibrillators and biventricular pacemakers.

CUPIDO BLANCHE, DR

Cupido, Blanche Jeline, Dr

Cardiologist

Dr Blanche Cupido is a senior clinical and interventional cardiologist practicing at Groote Schuur Hospital and UCT Private Academic Hospital. She has a particular interest in adult congenital heart disease, valvular heart disease and heart failure and is also passionate about medical- and cardiology-specific education.

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Dawson Rodney, Prof

Physicians

Specialist in Pulmonology and Critical Care Medicine

DE VILLIERS JILL , DR

De Villiers, Jill(Dee), Dr

Ophthalmologist

Dr Jill de Villiers is currently a consultant ophthalmologist at Groote Schuur Hospital and Red Cross Children’s hospital.

DUNN ROBERT, PROF

Dunn, Robert Neil, Prof

Orthopaedic Surgeon

Professor Dunn trained at UCT both as an undergraduate and specialist before travelling to London to obtain additional fellowship training in spine deformity surgery.

EPSTEIN DAVID, DR

Epstein, David Philip, Dr

Digestive Disease Centre

Dr David Epstein graduated from the University of Cape Town Medical School in 1990 and completed his Internship at Groote Schuur Hospital, Cape Town.

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Harris, Tashneem, Dr

Ear,Nose & Throat Surgeon (ENT)
HORN ANRIA, DR

Horn, Anria, Dr

Orthopaedic Surgeon

Dr Anria Horn completed her Orthopaedic training at the University of Cape Town, Groote Schuur and Red Cross Children’s Hospitals.

HOWLETT JUSTIN, DR

Howlett, Justin Brian, Dr

Urologist

Dr Howlett is currently a specialist Urologist and lecturer at Groote Schuur and Red Cross Children's Hospital.

NTAMBUE JIMMY KAUTA, DR

Kauta, Ntambue, Dr

Orthopaedic Surgeon

Dr Ntambue Kauta, or Jimmy, as he is commonly known, completed his MBChB in 2002

KLOPPERS CHRISTO, DR

Kloppers, Jacobus Christoffel, Dr

Dr Christo Kloppers is a General Surgeon with a special interest in abdominal wall hernia’s including recurrent and laparoscopic hernia repairs.

LAUBSCHER MARITZ, PROF

Laubscher, Maritz, Prof

Orthopaedic Surgeon

Prof Maritz Laubscher is a specialist orthopaedic surgeon with fellowship training in Limb Reconstruction.

LAZARUS JOHN, PROF

Lazarus, John Michael, Prof

Urologist

Prof John Lazarus completed his urological training at the University of Cape Town.

LEHLOENYA RANNAKOE (RANKS), PROF

Lehloenya, Rannakoe Joseph, Prof

Dermatologist

Dr. Rannakoe Lehloenya, commonly referred to as ‘Ranks” is a registered Dermatologist. He graduated from National University of Lesotho with a BSc in 1989 and from MBChB from Medunsa in 1997. After completing internship and community service at Pretoria Academic Hospital and WK Knobel hospitals respectively as we all as a spell as a general practitioner, he came to UCT for his Dermatology training.

LOUW VERNON, PROF

Louw, Vernon Johan, Prof

Haematologist

MBChB (Stell), MMed(Int Med)(Stell), FCP(SA), PhD(HPE)(UFS)

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MAQUNGO SITHOMBO, PROF

Maqungo Sithombo, Prof

Orthopaedic Surgeon

After completing his undergraduate training at the then University of Natal, he did his internship at Livingstone Hospital in Port Elizabeth and Community Service at Bisho and Cecilia Makiwane Hospitals in the Eastern Cape.

MCCOLLUM GRAHAM, DR

Mc Collum, Graham Antony, Dr

Orthopaedic Surgeon

Dr Graham McCollum completed his Orthopaedic Surgery training at Groote Schuur, University of Cape Town.

MEYER ESTIE, DR

Meyer, Estie, Dr

Ear,Nose & Throat Surgeon (ENT)

Dr Estie Meyer qualified as an ENT surgeon in 2009. She is associated with Red Cross Children’s and Groote Schuur hospitals.

MILLER MALCOLM, DR

Miller, Malcolm Gregory Andrew Dr

Critical Care

Specialist anaesthetist, qualified at University of Cape Town in 2004.
Completed my medical training at University of Stellenbosch in 1994
Sub-specialised in Critical Care at Groote Schuur Hospital in 2006 and obtained the Certificate in Critical care medicine in 2008 through the College of Medicine of South Africa.

MULLER ELMI, PROF

Muller, Elsie Maria, Prof

General Surgeon

Dr Muller qualified in general surgery in 2004. Since this time she had been working in the field of transplantation and is the head of the transplantation service at Groote Schuur Hospital.

Mustak, Hamzah , Dr

Mustak, Hamzah , Dr

Ophthalmologist

He is a consultant at UCT Private Academic hospital and Groote Schuur Hospital in Cape Town and heads the oncology...

PANIERI EUGENIO, PROF

Panieri, Eugenio, Prof

General Surgeon

have a specific interest in surgery for endocrine and oncological conditions.

Professor Dheda

Prof, Keertan Dheda

Pulmonologist

PULMONOLOGY
Professor Keertan Dheda is a general physician, pulmonologist, and a critical care specialist who heads up the Division of Pulmonology (http://www.medicine.uct.ac.za/med/divisions/pulmonology) at Groote Schuur Hospital and the University of Cape Town. He is a visiting professor at University College London, and serves at the convenor of the South African National Pulmonology examinations conducted by the College of Medicine of South Africa.

PROF Stanley Ress

Ress, Stanley Roger, Prof

Physician

Clinical Immunology
For the past 3 decades Professor Ress has co-headed a general medical team in internal medicine, as well as been head of the division of Clinical Immunology in the department of medicine at Groote Schuur hospital & UCT. His activities have included research in TB and autoimmunity, providing an autoimmune routine diagnostic serological service, laboratory evaluation of immune status, and teaching of immunology to under and post-graduate medical students. He is currently an Emeritus Associate Professor of Medicine at UCT.

DR GARY SUDWARTS

Sudwarts Gary, Dr

Radiologist

Dr Gary Sudwarts is a Consultant Radiologist with a special interest in Interventional Radiology.

WARDEN CLAIRE, DR

Warden, Claire, Dr

Digestive Disease Centre

Dr Claire Warden is a senior consultant whose special interests include the management of complex proctology, rectal prolapse, defecatory disorders, incontinence and constipation.

WEBB KATE, DR

Webb, Kate Ryann, Dr

Paediatric Rheumatologist

Dr. Kate Webb specialises in paediatric rheumatic conditions including juvenile idiopathic arthritis (JIA) and juvenile onset systemic lupus erythematosus (jSLE), in addition to general paediatrics.

Professionals

Our Doctors

Mustak, Hamzah , Dr

Mustak, Hamzah , Dr

Ophthalmologist

He is a consultant at UCT Private Academic hospital and Groote Schuur Hospital in Cape Town and heads the oncology...

LAZARUS JOHN, PROF

Lazarus, John Michael, Prof

Urologist

Prof John Lazarus completed his urological training at the University of Cape Town.

HOWLETT JUSTIN, DR

Howlett, Justin Brian, Dr

Urologist

Dr Howlett is currently a specialist Urologist and lecturer at Groote Schuur and Red Cross Children's Hospital.

PANIERI EUGENIO, PROF

Panieri, Eugenio, Prof

General Surgeon

have a specific interest in surgery for endocrine and oncological conditions.

MULLER ELMI, PROF

Muller, Elsie Maria, Prof

General Surgeon

Dr Muller qualified in general surgery in 2004. Since this time she had been working in the field of transplantation and is the head of the transplantation service at Groote Schuur Hospital.

KLOPPERS CHRISTO, DR

Kloppers, Jacobus Christoffel, Dr

Dr Christo Kloppers is a General Surgeon with a special interest in abdominal wall hernia’s including recurrent and laparoscopic hernia repairs.

DR GARY SUDWARTS

Sudwarts Gary, Dr

Radiologist

Dr Gary Sudwarts is a Consultant Radiologist with a special interest in Interventional Radiology.

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Beningfield, Stephen James, prof

Radiologist

Prof SJ Beningfield - Head of Department, Radiology, GSH
General Radiology with subspeciality in Hepatobiliary Imaging & Interventional Radiology

CALLIGARO GREG, PROF

Calligaro Gregory Louis, Prof

Pulmonologist

Prof Calligaro finished his undergraduate medical training at the University of the Witwatersrand in 2001, and qualified as a specialist physician in 2009 and a respiratory specialist in 2012 at the University of Cape Town (UCT).

WEBB KATE, DR

Webb, Kate Ryann, Dr

Paediatric Rheumatologist

Dr. Kate Webb specialises in paediatric rheumatic conditions including juvenile idiopathic arthritis (JIA) and juvenile onset systemic lupus erythematosus (jSLE), in addition to general paediatrics.

NTAMBUE JIMMY KAUTA, DR

Kauta, Ntambue, Dr

Orthopaedic Surgeon

Dr Ntambue Kauta, or Jimmy, as he is commonly known, completed his MBChB in 2002

MCCOLLUM GRAHAM, DR

Mc Collum, Graham Antony, Dr

Orthopaedic Surgeon

Dr Graham McCollum completed his Orthopaedic Surgery training at Groote Schuur, University of Cape Town.

MAQUNGO SITHOMBO, PROF

Maqungo Sithombo, Prof

Orthopaedic Surgeon

After completing his undergraduate training at the then University of Natal, he did his internship at Livingstone Hospital in Port Elizabeth and Community Service at Bisho and Cecilia Makiwane Hospitals in the Eastern Cape.

LAUBSCHER MARITZ, PROF

Laubscher, Maritz, Prof

Orthopaedic Surgeon

Prof Maritz Laubscher is a specialist orthopaedic surgeon with fellowship training in Limb Reconstruction.

HORN ANRIA, DR

Horn, Anria, Dr

Orthopaedic Surgeon

Dr Anria Horn completed her Orthopaedic training at the University of Cape Town, Groote Schuur and Red Cross Children’s Hospitals.

DUNN ROBERT, PROF

Dunn, Robert Neil, Prof

Orthopaedic Surgeon

Professor Dunn trained at UCT both as an undergraduate and specialist before travelling to London to obtain additional fellowship training in spine deformity surgery.

DE VILLIERS JILL , DR

De Villiers, Jill(Dee), Dr

Ophthalmologist

Dr Jill de Villiers is currently a consultant ophthalmologist at Groote Schuur Hospital and Red Cross Children’s hospital.

WARDEN CLAIRE, DR

Warden, Claire, Dr

Digestive Disease Centre

Dr Claire Warden is a senior consultant whose special interests include the management of complex proctology, rectal prolapse, defecatory disorders, incontinence and constipation.

BURMEISTER SEAN, DR

Burmeister, Sean, Dr

Digestive Disease Centre

Dr Burmeister was born and raised in Cape Town, subsequently attending the University of Cape Town where he graduated with the MBChB degree in 1997.

BOUTALL ADAM, DR

Boutall, Adams Brunette Tuanton, Dr

Digestive Disease Centre

Dr Adam Boutall is a surgical gastroenterologist and colorectal surgeon based at Groote Schuur and UCT Private Academic hospitals.

BERNON MARC, DR

Bernon, Marc Michael, Dr

Digestive Disease Centre

Dr Marc Bernon is Hepatobiliary and pancreatic surgeon. He is currently a consultant and senior lecturer in the UCT Hepato-pancreatico-biliary (HPB) surgical unit.

EPSTEIN DAVID, DR

Epstein, David Philip, Dr

Digestive Disease Centre

Dr David Epstein graduated from the University of Cape Town Medical School in 1990 and completed his Internship at Groote Schuur Hospital, Cape Town.

MEYER ESTIE, DR

Meyer, Estie, Dr

Ear,Nose & Throat Surgeon (ENT)

Dr Estie Meyer qualified as an ENT surgeon in 2009. She is associated with Red Cross Children’s and Groote Schuur hospitals.

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Harris, Tashneem, Dr

Ear,Nose & Throat Surgeon (ENT)
LEHLOENYA RANNAKOE (RANKS), PROF

Lehloenya, Rannakoe Joseph, Prof

Dermatologist

Dr. Rannakoe Lehloenya, commonly referred to as ‘Ranks” is a registered Dermatologist. He graduated from National University of Lesotho with a BSc in 1989 and from MBChB from Medunsa in 1997. After completing internship and community service at Pretoria Academic Hospital and WK Knobel hospitals respectively as we all as a spell as a general practitioner, he came to UCT for his Dermatology training.