Martin Crots, Gastro Surgeon
Martin Crots is a general surgeon with a subspeciality in Gastroenterology. He obtained his MBChB from University of the Free State in 2002 and was awarded the Cornelius Wessels medal as the best student in surgery. After completing his internship and community service is Kimberly Hospital under the tutorship of Prof Ettiene Theron, he started specialising in Surgery and obtained his MMed Surgery degree in 2009. He started working as a consultant at Universitas Academic Hospital in Bloemfontein and the University of the Free State completing his subspeciality in Gastroenterology under the mentorship of Dr Stephan Grobler (colo-rectal) and Prof Renald Barry (upper GI) in 2011.
He moved down to Cape Town and went into private practice at the start of 2013.
His personal interests in surgery include: Endoscopy (ERCP and endoscopic interventions), pelvic floor surgery and advanced laparoscopy ie. colo-rectal.
Martin is passionate about his patients and guarantees an open and available relationship with them. He practices in Cape Town Mediclinic and the friendly, 'homey' environment in conjunction with modern equipment ensure optimal outcomes. Pre and post operative care are a priority focusing on comfort and early recovery.