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Dr Yolandi Loots is Specialist Surgeon at Cape Town Mediclinic, with a Special Interest in Female Health Care.


The practice offers a variety of procedures and surgeries, with a special interest in disease more frequently affecting females (eg disease of the breast and thyroid, iron defeciency, skin and soft tissue lesions)  .  We also offer an In-rooms Endoscopy Suite for Gastroscopies, Colonoscopies and Sigmoidoscopies.

       Procedures and Surgeries

Breast Surgery

Needle biopsy

Cyst aspirations

Excision/incision biopsy

Breast cancer surgery including

Lumpectomy or wide local excision

Modified radical mastectomy

Subcutaneous (skin and/or nipple-sparing) mastectomy

Prophylactic/risk reduction mastectomy

Sentinel lymph node biopsy 

Axillary node clearance

Chemo port placement

Thyroid and neck surgery


Thyroid lobectomy

Lymph node biopsy

​Endoscopic Procedures






Appendectomy (laparoscopic or open)

Cholecystectomy (laparoscopic or open)

Surgery for bowel obstruction and perforation

​Hernia repair (inguinal, incisional and abdominal wall)

Colostomy, ileostomy and stoma reversals

​Excision of lymph nodes

Incision & drainage (hematomas ,abscesses)

Surgery for cancer of the digestive tract

Excision of soft tissue tumors

Skin grafts

Excision of benign and cancerous skin lesions

Lymph node biopsy groin, neck, axilla, abdomen


Variety of biopsies and excision of skin lesions

Breast biopsies

Endoscopic Suite

Colonoscopy, Gastroscopy, Sigmoidoscopy

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