Gastroenterologist in Cape Town
Patient-focused GI treatments and procedures in Cape Town
Gi Doc Capetown is a practice founded to provide medical solutions in the area of gastroenterology.
Over the years, Dr Eduan Deetlefs has earned the reputation of a trusted health expert providing consultative, diagnostic, and therapeutic endoscopic and related services to patients in
Cape Town and beyond.
In Private Practice Since 2012
Meet Dr Eduan Deetlefs
Dr Eduan Deetlefs did his basic training at the University of Pretoria before specialising as a physician and subsequently a specialist gastroenterologist at the University of Cape Town and Groote Schuur Hospital.
He has been in private practice for close to 10 years and practices from Mediclinic Milnerton.
He has admitting rights and performs endoscopies at both Mediclinic Milnerton and Life Vincent Pallotti Hospitals.
Dr Eduan sees the whole spectrum of gastrointestinal and liver-related diseases with a special interest in inflammatory bowel disease and anaemia caused by obscure intestinal bleeding. He performs numerous procedures including diagnostic and therapeutic gastroscopies and colonoscopies.
Dr Eduan has a wealth of up to date knowledge in the management of inflammatory bowel disease and in addition he has a trial centre, Spoke Research Inc, that specialises in biological trials for inflammatory bowel disease.
About My Practice
Dr Deetlefs has admitting rights and performs endoscopies at both Mediclinic Milnerton and Life Vincent Pallotti Hospitals.
Services include consultations for gastrointestinal and liver related diseases with a specific interest in inflammatory bowel disease and iron deficiency anaemia caused by obscure gastrointestinal bleeding.
He furthermore performs numerous more specialised procedures such as capsule endoscopy, double-balloon enteroscopy, ERCP and various interventional procedures including polypectomies for large polyps, haemostasis of bleeding lesions, ablation of Barrett’s oesophagus and placement of feeding tubes (PEG).
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Contact Dr Deetlefs
Room 109 Mediclinic Milnerton
Cnr Koeberg & Racecourse Roads
Tel: 021 551 8678
Monday – Friday: 8 AM to 4 PM
Additional address for Endoscopic Procedures:
Dr Eduan Deetlefs Inc
The Park Building, (opp, Vincent Pallotti Hospital)
Suite 304, 3rd Floor,
Tel: 021 202 0626
Email: info @ gidoc.co.za
Vincent Pallotti Office hours:
8am to 3pm, Monday-Thursday
Fridays: Procedure day – in rooms scope facility 7am to 4pm
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