021 551 8678

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.

gastroenterologists in capetown - Gastroenterologist in Cape Town, Dr Deetlefs

In Private Practice Since 2012

4 1 - Gastroenterologist in Cape Town, Dr Deetlefs

Multi-Locations

12 - Gastroenterologist in Cape Town, Dr Deetlefs

Satisfied Patients

gastroenterologist cape town dr deetklifs - Gastroenterologist in Cape Town, Dr Deetlefs

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. New rooms at Vincent Pallotti Hospital, planned for the end of 2020, are awaited with excitement.

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).

Gastroenterology Treatments & Procedures

endoscopy capetown - Gastroenterologist in Cape Town, Dr Deetlefs

Gastroscopy

A gastroscopy also known as endoscopy is a procedure enables doctors to see inside the digestive tract with an endoscope inserted through the mouth to examine the stomach, and duodenum.

double balloon enteroscopy capetown - Gastroenterologist in Cape Town, Dr Deetlefs

Double-Balloon Enteroscopy

Double-balloon enteroscopy is an endoscopic technique for visualization of the small bowel. It is an endoscopic technique that allows for the entire gastrointestinal tract to be visualized in real time.

colonoscopy in cape town - Gastroenterologist in Cape Town, Dr Deetlefs

Colonoscopy

Colonoscopy is a procedure that enables doctors to examine the colon for inflamed tissues, abnormal growths, ulcers using a long flexible tube with a camera inserted through the rectum.

capsule endoscopy in capetown - Gastroenterologist in Cape Town, Dr Deetlefs

Capsule Endoscopy

Capsule endoscopy procedure is a powerful diagnostic tool that helps examine the digestive tract using a tiny camera contained in a capsule, which is swallowed by the patient.

ercp san antonio cape town - Gastroenterologist in Cape Town, Dr Deetlefs

ERCP

ERCP is a technique that uses endoscopy and X-rays to diagnose and treat problems of the bile ducts and main pancreatic duct, like gallstones, infections, tumors, and cancers. 

Polypectomy in capetown - Gastroenterologist in Cape Town, Dr Deetlefs

Polypectomy

Polypectomy procedure is used by doctors to remove polyps from the inner linings of the large intestine/the colon. It is usually performed during colonoscopy or sigmoidoscopy.

Patient Education

12 Possible Reasons to See a Gastroenterologist

There are various reason a patient might need to see a gastroenterologists. The digestive system, also referred to as the gut or the gastrointestinal tract, is as important as any other system in the body, and should be given the same level of care as others. There...

read more

Things You Need To Know About Colonoscopy

People tend to freak out when colonoscopy is mentioned. This is understandable. Cancer is one of the most fearsome things on earth and anything that relates to any form of it will surely make people cringe. However uncomfortable it may seem, it is really important to...

read more

Contact Dr Deetlefs

Room 109 Mediclinic Milnerton
Cnr Koeberg & Racecourse Roads
Cape Town

Additional address for Endoscopic Procedures:

Life Vincent Pallotti Hospital
Alexandra Rd, Pinelands, Cape Town


Telephone: 021 551 8678
Email: info@gidoc.co.za

Trading Hours: Monday – Friday: 8AM to 4PM

Patient Status

5 + 11 =

GIDoc Cape Town

Patient-focused GI treatments and procedures in Cape Town.

Connect with Us

covid image - Gastroenterologist in Cape Town, Dr Deetlefs

© Dr. Eduan Deetlefs, Registered Gastroenterologist, GI Doc Cape Town

Our website information is not intended or implied to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. Please consult a doctor about your specific condition. Only a trained physician can determine an accurate diagnosis and proper treatment.