Dr Odendaal is a multi-skilled surgeon who has a special interest in detecting cancer within the gastro-intestinal system. His expertise expands to both open and complex laparoscopic (minimal access) surgery and he is also a skilled endoscopist and offers a service of gastroscopies and colonoscopies for both diagnostic and therapeutic indications.

Screening for cancer is a vital part of preventative medicine. Colon and gastrointestinal screening is done at the GIT Unit at the Netcare Blaauwberg Hospital under sedation to ensure patient comfort and thorough investigations.

Services and procedures offered include:

  • General Surgery
  • Gastro-intestinal Surgery and Laparoscopy
  • Oncological Surgery (surgery for cancer)
  • Surgery of the Thyroid
  • Non Cosmetic Breast Surgery
  • Endocrine Surgery
  • Trauma Surgery (Vascular cases included)
  • Open and Complex Laparoscopic Surgery (Minimal access)
  • Surgical Oncolog
  • Endoscopy
  • Colonoscopies
  • Cancer Screening of the Upper and Lower Gastrointestinal System
  • Appendectomy
  • Cholecystectomy
  • Laparoscopic and Open Hernia Repair
  • Biopsy
  • Esophagogastric Fundoplasty
  • CAPP Catheter Placement
  • Lipoma Excision