Dr Jacques Badenhorst holds a Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery, a Certificate in Gastroenterology and is a Fellow of the College of Physicians of South Africa.
He trained at the Gastroenterology unit in Tygerberg hospital after several years spent working abroad as a Senior Medical Officer in internal medicine. Following this Dr Badenhorst opened his own practice offering a variety of specialist Gastroenterology procedures.
Dr Badenhorst now practices from the Netcare Christiaan Barnard Memorial Hospital and is passionate about the field of medicine in which he operates and fully understands the anxiety many patients have towards the invasive nature of endoscopic procedures - therefore he places great importance on patient comfort.
Dr Badenhorst is a specialist gastroenterologist who practises from Suite 1409 at the Netcare Christiaan Barnard Memorial Hospital on Cape Town’s Foreshore, corner of D.F. Malan Street and Rua Bartholemeu Dias Plain.
Procedures offered by Dr Badenhorst include: Gastroscopy, Colonoscopy, Capsule Endoscopy, the removal of bile stones, Double Balloon Enteroscopy and the revolutionary new Obera weight loss balloon insertion. See the Procedures page for more information.
Miss Zaleen Gertze is the receptionist at the rooms and will be the person you speak to when you contact our practice. She will be able to help you with your queries and appointments.
Our opening hours are 08:00 - 17:00 Monday to Friday.
A gastroscopy is a procedure where a thin flexible tube called an endoscope is used to look inside the oesophagus
A colonoscopy is used to examine the entire colon and rectum as well as used to biopsy either inflammation
A capsule endoscopy camera sits inside a vitamin-size capsule you swallow. As the capsule travels
Bile duct stones are gallstones in the bile duct. They can start in the gallbladder and migrate into the bile duct
Double balloon enteroscopy is a endoscopic technique that allows complete examination of the