Apply the highest standards of urological care

University of Stellenbosch & Tygerberg Hospital
Address: Room 4080, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Stellenbosch University and Tygerberg Academy Hospital, Parow, Cape Town, 7550, South Africa


Programme Director(s): 

Prof. Andre van der Merwe
[email protected]


About the Training Institute

Information to come


Medico-legal Restrictions for Trainees

Operate under Supervision Permission required to work
Liability Insurance required    


Vaccination Required




Afrikaans, English


Hospital Data

Intensive care unit Haemodialysis    
Radiology department CT Teaching Hospital    
Radiology department MRI Anesthesiology Department    
University Hospital Nephrology department    
Paediatric department Urodynamic Facilities    
ESWL Station        

Department of Urology Data

Number of Urology residents: 4

Specialization (Cases per year): 

  • General Urology: 18000
  • Infertility, Erectile dysfunction: 400
  • Laparoscopic procedures: 30
  • Pediatrics: 50
  • Trauma and Reconstructive Surgery: 220
  • TUR-B / TUR-P: 25
  • Urogynecology: 30
  • Uro-oncology: 1000
  • URS / PNL: 100


Facilities Available for Teaching

Number of Urological Surgical Theatres: 2 Number of Urological Endoscopy Suites: 1    
Urological Ultrasound  Urological Literature / Library    
Urological Imaging Lab simulation    
 Video-equipment for Endoscopic Teaching        
Urological fluoroscopy        


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