Boutall, Adams Brunette Tuanton, Prof

Digestive Disease Centre

Prof Adam Boutall


Prof Adam Boutall is a surgical gastroenterologist and colorectal surgeon based at Groote Schuur Hospital and Netcare UCT Private Academic Hospital. Prof Boutall is a member of the Digestive Diseases Centre at UCT Private Academic, which allows him to work in a team of medical gastroenterologists, hepato-biliary and upper GI surgeons to provide a complete basket of care to patients with digestive diseases. He undertook a colorectal laparoscopic fellowship at the AMC in Amsterdam in 2012 and is an associate professor at the University of Cape Town.



MBChB (Stell) 1998

FCS (SA) 2008

Cert Gastroenterology (Surg) 2011


Current Position

  • Head: Colo Rectal Unit Groote Schuur Hospital.
  • Head: Intestinal Failure Unit Netcare UCT Private Academic
  • Past President South African Colo-Rectal Society.


Special interests

  1. Colo-rectal cancer.
  2. Inflammatory bowel disease.
  3. Intestinal fistulae and complications of surgery.
  4. Complex abdominal wall reconstruction.
  5. Screening colonoscopy and advanced polypectomy.