​​​​​Division of Surgery


Surgical Gastroenterology

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).

Dr AvV (Anton) Lambrechts  
Head of unit: Specialist Consultant
Specialist Consultant: Upper Gastrointestinal Surgery
Email: antonlam@sun.ac.za

Prof JA (Jeanne) Lübbe​ 
Specialist Consultant: Upper Gastrointestinal Surgery
MBChB(Stell), MMed(Surg)(Stell), FCS(SA), PhD (Karolinska Institutet/Stell)​
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: jeannelubbe@gmail.com

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.
Email: stefhofmeyr@sun.ac.za

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.​
Email: timforgan@sun.ac.za