Dr Kagiso Batka-Makwinja

Dr Kagiso Batka-Makwinja

Specialist Paediatric Surgeon


MBChB (UP), FC Paed Surg (SA), MMed Paed Surg (UP), EB Paed Surg (Europe)

Contact Info

(015) 287-5000 (Polokwane) / (015) 286-1000 (Mankweng)


Available Hours


She is Specialist Paediatric Surgeon from Pretoria and university of Pretoria and since 2020 is working in Polokwane/ Mankweng Hospital Complex and is senior lecturer at the university of Limpopo.

She is the African co-ordinator IPSO (International Society of Pediatric Surgical Oncology), Executive Leader of Innovation & Education IPEG (International Pediatric Endosurgery Group), youngest & first African doctor for Prenetics and DNAFit (London).

Dr Batka’s skills and expertise include paediatric oncology surgery, neonatal surgery, general paediatric surgery, paediatric trauma (including burns), urology, gynaecology, gastroenterology, kidney transplantation and minimal access surgery. Multi-talented, born-leader, athletic, fun-loving and always laughing are but a few words to describe her. She is unarguably, unique!


Member Health Professions Council of South Africa

Education & Certification

MBChB University of Pretoria
FC Paed Surg (SA) Colleges of Medicine (SA)
MMED Paeds Surg University of Pretoria