MBBCh (Wits) FCS (SA)
Dr. Bruce Kavin is a General Surgeon practicing at Christiaan Barnard Memorial Hospital in Central Cape Town.
His main interests are Colorectal and Gastrointestinal Surgery and interventional endoscopy. Most surgical procedures are laparoscopic(keyhole surgery) and he is highly proficient with this advanced technique.
He has been in Private Surgical Practice for 9 years, initially at both Cape Town Mediclinic and Christiaan Barnard Hospital. He now operates solely from Netcare Christiaan Barnard Hospital. This hospital is due to relocate to the Foreshore in October 2016 to new state of the art highly equipped hospital with Robotic Surgery capabilities. The Da Vinci is one of only two such robots in the Western Cape.
He was educated at Westerford High School in Cape Town. He obtained his undergraduate degree in Medicine from University of Witwatersrand in 1988.He trained as a specialist in Surgery at The University of Cape Town from 1999 to 2003 with further post fellowship training in Endocrine and Surgical Oncology as well advanced Colorectal Surgery at UCT under professors. Delawir Khan, David Dent and Paul Goldberg. He continued as a part-time specialist in the Breast Cancer Service at Groote Schuur Hospital until 2009.
Dr. Kavin is a highly experienced physician with exceptional people skills and ability. He is highly professional and goes to extreme lengths to ensure that his patients are well cared for and experience their stay in hospital as pleasant and pain free. See patient testimonials.
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