Kloppers, Jacobus Christoffel, Prof

MBChB (Stell), DipPEC (SA), MRCS (Edin), FCS(SA), FRCS(GenSurg)(Edin)

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

He obtained the degree MBChB from the University of Stellenbosch in 2004 and after internship at 1 Military Hospital he spent two years working in the UK. During this time he was awarded the DipPEC (SA) and MRCS (Edin) qualifications.  On his return to Cape Town he completed his training in General Surgery (FCS(SA)) at Groote Schuur Hospital.  He was also awarded the qualification FRCS (GenSurg) (Edin) after successfully completing the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh exams.

In 2013 he was appointed as consultant surgeon at Groote Schuur Hospital/University of Cape Town. His firm, Acute Care Surgery, is responsible for all non-trauma surgical emergencies and elective work includes the whole spectrum of general surgery with an emphasis on hernias. To further his skills in laparoscopic hernia repair he attended training at the Euopean Institute of Telesurgery, Strasbourg, France.