Welcome to Stellenbosch University

Department of Medicine

Division of Haematology​


The unit is a division of the Department of Medicine at the Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences of Stellenbosch University, Tygerberg Campus.

We work very closely with the Department of Haematopathology and interact regularly on clinical matters as well as teaching and research. 

Our services are based at Tygerberg Hospital. Outpatients are treated at the Haematology clinic,Gene Louw  Building  and inpatients are managed in ward D8 .The unit boasts a 8 bedded special care unit with 4 single room isolation rooms. The entire spectrum of haematological disorders are managed by the team.

We are actively involved in both undergraduate and postgraduate teaching as well as research.


Head of Division: Dr. F. Bassa:

  • Consultant: Dr .G.Sissolak
  • Senior registrar: Dr.D. Kotze
  • Clinical trial co ordinator: Dr.Linda Stephens

    3 medical registrars and a haematopathology registrar rotate through the division on a 3 monthly basis

Contact Details:

Tel:  021 938 5888/5403
Fax:  021 938 9870

Physical address: Haematology Unit, Gene Louw Building, Tygerberg Hospital

Postal address:  Private Bag X3, Parow Valley, 7505 Cape Town