Division of Surgery
Clinical services:Dr AvV (Anton) Lambrechts
Gastro-intestinal surgery, hernia repair, splenic surgery and intra-abdominal endocrine surgery
Specialist units: upper GI surgery, Colorectal surgery and Hepatobiliary-pancreatic surgery
Current focus areas : Advanced laparoscopic procedures (adrenalectomy, splenectomy, colectomy and bariatic surgery).
Specialist Consultant / Head of unit: Specialist Consultant)
Dr JA (Jeanne) Lubbe
Specialist Consultant MBChB 2001, DipPEC(SA) 2003, FCS(SA) 2010, MMeD(Surg) 2010
Currently enrolled: PhD in Surgery
General surgeon with a focus on upper gastro-intestinal and bariatric surgery, and a special interest in endoscopic and laparoscopic procedures.Actively involved in student teaching, with a research field of interest including endoscopic procedures and bariatric surgery.Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Dr S (Stefan) Hofmeyr
Subspecialist Consultant: Hepatobiliary surgery
MBChB 2002(Cum Laude) FCS(SA) 2010 MMed (Surg) 2012 (Cum Laude) Cert Gastroenterology(SA)Surg 2013 MPhil Surg Gastroenterology 2015
Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary Surgeon that offers subspecialist care to patients referred from the Tygerberg Academic Hospital drainage area and beyond; ERCP is a specific interest.
Research: focussed on pancreatic cancer and the safety of HPB Surgery.
Dr T (Tim) Forgan
Subspecialist Consultant: Colorectal surgery
BSc (Hons), MBBCh (Wits), MMed (Surg) (Stell), FCS (SA), Cert Gastroenterology (SA) Surg
Development of an advanced colorectal unit, with an interest in the innovation of minimally invasive colorectal surgery.
Research: colon cancer genetics and HIV associated colorectal malignancies.