DR WERNER BOTHA
MBChB (Stell), Dip.Obst. (SA), FCS Urol (SA)
Werner Botha was born in Cape Town and graduated with his MbChB from the University of Stellenbosch in 1991. His first years as a medical officer were spent in Obstetrics, Gynecology and General Surgery. His Urology training was completed at the Groote Schuur Hospital and University of Cape Town where he obtained his Fellowship in Urology in 2000.
Dr. Botha was awarded the Phillip Smith Prize for Best Postgraduate Student in Urology in 2000 from the University of Cape Town. Dr. Botha is still involved with the Urology Department at Groote Schuur Hospital as a part time consultant. He is also a member of the South African Urological Association.
He practices general urology and has various specialised fields of interest, which include Brachytherapy for Prostate Cancer and Laser Treatment for Stones and Prostate Enlargements. He performed the first Revolix Laser Prostatectomy in South Africa in August 2006. He has done more than 500 of these procedures to date.
Werner is married with 2 boys. He is a keen mountain biker and a budding kite surfer.
DR KARLHEINZ JEHLE
MBChB, MRCS (London), FC Urol (SA), MMed (UCT)
Dr Jehle was educated in Cape Town at Rondebosch Boys’ High School and graduated MBChB from the University of the Free State in 1998. He later worked in England as a General Surgery trainee obtaining his MRCS in 2006. He returned to Cape Town and completed his urology specialist training at Groote Schuur Hospital where he was awarded a Masters Degree from the University of Cape Town with his dissertation on transrectal ultrasound Use in Prostate Biopsies.
He is a Fellow of the College of Urologists of South Africa and a member of the South African and European Urological Associations. He holds a part-time appointment in the Division of Urology at Groote Schuur Hospital and maintains an interest in academic medicine and medical education. He is a consultant on the multidisciplinary urology-oncology meeting at Groote Schuur hospital.
Dr Jehle has a broad interest across the subspecialties of Urology including Urological Oncology (treatment of prostate, bladder and kidney cancer), Paediatric and Reconstructive Urology, minimally invasive surgery and men’s health.
He is married to Nathalie and they have two sons and a daughter.