Dr Samkele Salukazana
MBChB, FCUROL (SA), MMED (UCT)
Mediclinic Constantiaberg (consult & operate)
Dr Samkele Salukazana was born in the small town of Mount Fletcher in the Eastern Cape. He matriculated at Holy Cross High School in 2002 and completed his medical degree at Walter Sisulu University medical school in 2007. He spent 4 years as a junior doctor in Eastern Cape before joining the Department of Urology at Port Elizabeth Provincial Hospital in 2012 as a medical officer to pursue a career in urology.
Dr Salukazana completed his urology specialist training at the University of Cape Town/Groote Schuur Hospital in 2019 and was admitted as Fellow of the College of Urologists of South Africa in 2019. He obtained his Master’s degree (MMed Urology) with distinction from the University of Cape Town in 2020.
Dr Salukazana is passionate about minimally invasive surgery. He completed his advanced laparoscopic urological training and obtained a Diploma in Laparoscopic Surgery from the University of Strasbourg in France. He also leads the urology robotic surgery program at Groote Schuur Hospital with the recently acquired da Vinci Xi Robotic system.
Dr Salukazana currently holds the position of consultant urologist at Groote Schuur Hospital and senior lecturer in the Division of Urology at the University of Cape Town. He also serves as a member of the Prostate Cancer Foundation Medical and Scientific Advisory Board.
His special interests include urological oncology (i.e treatment of kidney, bladder, and prostate cancer), endourology (i.e stone surgery, benign prostatic enlargement), and treatment of general urological conditions. He aims to delivery evidence-based, patient-centred care to all his clients.