Urologist

Dr Izak van Heerden

MBChB (Pret) DA (SA) M.Med (Urol) FCS (SA) Urol
Izak van Heerden qualified as a medical doctor at The University of Pretoria, he did his housemanship in Kalafong Hospital, was 2 years in the Military Service where he had experience in trauma work, then did a 6 month course of anaesthetics to prepare him for a surgical career as well as a one year experience in general surgery
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Radio Interviews


Pretoria FM Aug 2017 Subject: Incontinence in Children and Adults

Pretoria FM Nov 2016 Subject: Paediatric Urology

Pretoria FM Sep 2016 Subject: Female Urology and Incontinence

Pretoria FM Sep 2016 Subject: Female Urology and Urinary Tract Infections
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Professional Services

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Procedures

His current practice includes general urology, specifically surgery of benign and malignant conditions of the prostate, bladder and kidneys.


The whole spectrum of kidney stone disease is covered, but his most exclusive field of interest is paediatric urology, where he has extensive experience in reconstructive surgery.

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Facilities

Dr Izak van Heerden’s practice is situated in The Urology Hospital, Pretoria, the only dedicated urology hospital in South Africa.

The hospital has developed into a pinnacle of urological services in Sub-Saharan Africa, offering the full range of first world urological services and welcomes patients from all over the continent.

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Urolaw

Urolaw is a medico-legal company started and owned by Dr Van Heerden, through which he offers a comprehensive urological medico-legal service that includes all aspects of urology, as well as medical malpractice issues specifically in the field of urology.

He offers a fast and comprehensive service to attorneys/lawyers.

Urolaw

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20 Years of experience

Dr Izak van Heerden qualified as a medical doctor at The University of Pretoria, he did his housemanship at Kalafong Hospital and was in the Military Service for 2 years where he gained experience in trauma work. He then did a 6-month course of anaesthetics to prepare him for a surgical career, as well as a one-year experience in general surgery.

In the early 1990’s he started with radical prostate surgery and was one of the pioneers of radical prostatectomy in South Africa, he helped many urologists throughout the country to establish their own practices of prostate cancer surgery. The completion of his studies coincided with the start of percutaneous kidney stone removal and he is recognized as one of the prime exponents of percutaneous removal of complicated kidney stones in South Africa. He then joined the Department of Urology at The University of Pretoria under Prof Dion du Plessis, and after completing his studies started a private practice in Pretoria, while still serving as a consultant and lecturer at The University of Pretoria Medical School. For more than 20 years, he has been running the paediatric urology training programme at The University of Pretoria and also at Steve Biko Hospital. Dr van Heerden has gained experience in specifically complicated reconstructive paediatric urology that few people in South Africa has.

Dr. Izak van Heerden is well known for his medico-legal work in the field of urology. He has extensive experience of providing medico-legal advice to attorneys and lawyers, as well as court appearances on many occasions for complicated medico-legal cases that involves motor vehicle accidents as well as malpractice cases for or against doctors.
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