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About Us


Dr. Sarel JP Botha was born in Oudtshoorn in the Western Cape, and grew up in a small rural community in the Northern Cape. Dr. Botha matriculated from Christiana High School in 1998.

He completed a year of voluntary military training in 1999 and obtained a bursary to study medicine. Dr. Botha was a medical student at the University of Pretoria from 2000 – 2005 and on completion of his degree (MBChB), he became an intern at 1 Military Hospital in 2006. In 2007 Dr. Botha completed his community service at the Area Military Health Unit in the Eastern Cape. He worked in close relationship with the dental department and developed a keen interest in maxillofacial and oral surgery. During this time he also completed his primary subjects for post-graduate studies in maxillofacial and oral surgery as well as a diploma in maxillofacial and oral surgery (Dip. Odont. Oral Surg.), which he passed cum laude.

On completion of community service, Dr. Botha enrolled in dentistry at the University of Pretoria and completed dentistry (BChD) cum laude. During his time as a dental student, he enrolled himself for a MBA degree at Regent University and completed the degree in 2011.

Dr. Botha was enrolled as a registrar in Maxillofacial and Oral Surgery and completed the degree (MChD [Mac.Fac.Med]) in 2014. In the same year he successfully completed the fellowship of the College of Maxillofacial and Oral Surgeons of South Africa. He furthered his studies and became a Fellow of the International Board for the Certification of Specialist in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery (FIBCSOMS) in 2016. Dr Botha is currently busy with a fellowship in head and neck cancer through the International Federation of Head and Neck Oncology Society.

Dr. Botha was further rewarded by the Golden Key International Society for his outstanding academic achievement and is a registered member of this society.

Sarel JP Botha
MBChB (Pret), BChD (Pret), Dip Odont. Oral Surg. (Pret), MBA (Regent), MChD (Mac.Fac.Med), FCMFOS (SA), FIBCSOMFS

Dr. Sarel Botha has been wonderful in helping our family through tough times after severe facial trauma.  He and his team on colleagues treat our family with the highest level of care.

– Schoeman, Pretoria

“Our smile is our logo, our personality is our business card and how we leave you feeling becomes our trademark.”

We will gladly assist you with your need.



Dr. Botha’s practice is conveniently located in the Life Groenkloof Hospital in Groenkloof, Pretoria. His office has a warm and friendly atmosphere. While waiting in the reception area you have the opportunity to meet other patients under our care. He will coordinate your treatment with your orthodontist, prosthodontist, dentist, physicians, and/or other health care providers that may be involved in your care.

Dr. Botha is very kind and compassionate. During your first appointment he will perform a thorough evaluation and develop a comprehensive diagnosis and treatment plan for you. This information will be explained in detail to you so that you will understand. This appointment is usually all that is required to determine your further management. Dr. Botha eagerly listens to your concerns and will make sure all your questions are answered.

Dr. Botha performs his private surgery at Life Groenkloof Hospital and Brooklyn Day Hospital. He handpicked the best anaesthetic group to manage his cases. The usual hospital stay is dependent on the procedures performed and can range from 1 to 14 days. He is also appointed as a specialist at the Maxillo-facial and Oral Surgery Department at the University of Pretoria, performing ablative and reconstructive surgery every alternative Thursday.

Dr. Botha’s personal touch and compassion as well as friendly and caring hospital staff will make your surgery and hospital experience surprisingly pleasant.

Dr Sarel Botha