Dr Phakathi, Boitumelo

General Surgery

Qualifications: MBCHB(UKZN) FCS(SA) MMED (UP)

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Modderfontein Oncology Centre,
Busamed Modderfontein Private Hospital Orthopaedic & Oncology...
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Specialist Surgeon, special interest breast surgery

Dr Boitumelo Phakathi is a Specialist Surgeon with interest in Breast Surgery. She completed her Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery at the Nelson Mandela School of Medicine, UKZN.

She then specialised in General Surgery and obtained the Fellowship of the College of Surgeons Certificate (FCS)(SA) from the College of Medicine, SA (CMSA). She also completed her Masters in Surgery (MMED)(surg) through the University of Pretoria. She joined the Surgical Breast Unit at CMJAH in 2015 to date, in order to perfect her skills in Breast Surgery and is currently the Head of the Surgical Breast Unit.

She is actively involved in the research around Breast Cancer and is in the process of completing her PhD in the Molecular Biology of Breast Cancer and HIV. She is a member of the BREAST INTEREST GROUP OF SOUTHERN AFRICA (BIGOSA), a group formed in 2011 by various medical professionals involved in the management of Breast Cancer, with an aim to standardise the breast health care in Southern Africa. Dr Phakathi will only be dealing with the surgical and non-surgical treatment of both benign and malignant breast diseases.