Dr Kgomotso Mathabe
Dr Kgomotso Mathabe is a specialist Urologist practicing at Steve Biko Academic Hospital. She completed her undergraduate training at the University of Pretoria. Dr Mathabe completed her internship and community service at Johannesburg General Hospital and Odi Community Hospital, respectively. Following a six-month rotation in the Intensive Care Unit at Chris Hani Baragwanath Hospital, Dr Mathabe worked in the UK for 18 months. Upon her return to South Africa, she enrolled in the University of Witwatersrand’s Urology training programme. In 2011 she became the first woman to qualify as a Urologist from the University of the Witwatersrand and the second black woman Urologist in South Africa.
Dr Mathabe manages a spectrum of urology patients, but has a special interest in prostate cancer and urinary incontinence. She took up a post as head of unit at Steve Biko Academic Hospital in 2016 and is currently the acting HoD for the department of Urology at the university of Pretoria and Steve Biko Hospital. She has previously headed the Andrology and Male infertility clinic at Steve Biko Hospital and is currently co-managing the Urogynae unit (with Dr Frans Van Wijk of Pretoria Urology Hospital.).
Her work at Steve Biko Hospital allows her to indulge her passion for teaching undergraduate medical students, which she does as well teaching registrars. She serves on the Council of the College of Urologists and is an examiner for the College of Medicine South Africa for the Urology final exams. Dr Mathabe also serves on the prostate cancer foundation of South Africa.