Doctor Ignatius Botha has been involved in gastroenterology since 1988. He was also a part-time consultant at the gastroenterology unit from 1992 until 1994 at Tygerberg Hospital. This practice specializes in gastroscopy (upper endoscopy) en Colonoscopy (Lower endoscopy) for people that suffer from heartburn, dyspeptic problems and colon related diseases e.g. Blood in the stools or family related history of cancer. ERCP-Although being able to do this procedure, Dr Botha refers his ERCP’s to a colleague, Dr Maartin Prins, who is more proficient in this technique.