Dr. Ignatius Botha - Surgeon

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Dr. Ignatius Botha

Dr Ignatius Botha obtained his surgical degree in 1991 and was a consultant at the University of Stellenbosch in the Surgical Department as well as The Gastroenterology Department. His main interest is in laparoscopic surgery and he has done numerous courses in advanced laparoscopic surgery (aka keyhole surgery) and training of fellow surgeons. Gastroenterology forms a main part of his day-to-day practice.

He is a member of several local Surgical Society’s including ASSA, SASES, Critical Care. He is also a member of the Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons.

His other main interest lies in the Intensive Care field, surgical infections, antimicrobial prophylaxis and antibiotics. He is actively involved in an Antibiotic Review Group (ARG) with specialists re-evaluating the use of antibiotics in the Intensive Care situation as well as discussions in surgical anti-microbial prophylaxis.

The Antibiotic Review Group was formed more than 10 years ago and is very well established. Meetings include patient presentations, ward rounds and visits by local and international speakers.

Dr Botha has been in private practice since 1992.

He is currently a consultant surgeon at a private clinic in Cape Town.


ANNElize erasmus

Joined the practice in 2014.  She is always helpful and understanding, ready to assist.

She is in charge of all account queries, whether medical or private.  She can help you with any questions you may have with regards to payments and all account problems


tilani zeelie

Joined the practice in 2015.  She creates a friendly, welcoming atmosphere and is ready to assist with any questions you may have.

She is in charge of all the reception duties; receiving phone calls, assisting patients with any requests with regards to booking of an appointment to arranging surgical procedures. 

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Dr. Mariaan Kuhn

Surgical Assistant to Dr. Botha twice weekly, for the past 6 years. 

Dr. Kuhn is a General practitioner at Oude Westhof.

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Dr. Muller Smit

Surgical Assistant to Dr. Botha twice weekly, for the past 3 years. 

Dr. Smit is a General practitioner in Durbanville.

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Dr. GJ De Villiers 

Dr. De Villiers is one of the Anesthetists for the practice of Drs Allwright and Partners.

He has collaborated with Dr. Botha for over 10 years. His practice has supported Dr. Botha’s surgery since 1992.