Dr. Dhanjee first knew, when as a young medical student, he was exposed to a live, open kidney operation during his rotation week in urology. He watched as the tiny organ produced urine, and was hooked.

Dr. Dhanjee qualified as a specialist urologist (cum laude) for which he received the illustrious Lionel B. Goldschmidt award. He went on to complete his Masters degree in Urology. Further laparoscopic training was undertaken at the European Institute of Telesurgery, in association with the Louis Pasteur University in Strasbourgh, France. He is also an accredited Da Vinci Robotic Surgeon, and regularly performs robotic-assisted laparoscopic prostatectomies (RALP) at the Netcare Waterfall Hospital in Midrand. He strives to attend urology congresses in South Africa as well as internationally, as it is of paramount importance to him to remain at the forefront and cutting edge of his profession. He is also the recipient of the Van Blerk Medal for Outstanding Research Paper.


Dr. Mahesh Dhanjee is committed to staying at the forefront of the latest technologies, surgical techniques, and advanced treatment options. Every patient is important, heard, and treated. It is important to Dr Dhanjee that his patients feel comfortable, no matter the shame or guilt they might be feeling.

Paediatric Urology, Prostatic Disease, Renal Stones, Incontinence, Renal Oncology, Erectile Dysfunction are just some of the diseases he treats on a weekly basis.

Mediclinic Newcastle is where Dr. Dhanjee performs most of his regular surgery and is also where transperineal MRI/ultrasound fusion biopsies in patients with suspected prostate cancer are done. Dr. Dhanjee also visits the Vryheid Visiting Specialist rooms monthly. Dr. Dhanjee also performs robotic-assisted laparoscopic prostatectomies at Netcare Waterfall Hospital in Midrand.

Your Correct Diagnosis

When Dr. Dhanjee meets new patients the most important task is to ensure your symptoms have been fully listened to and diagnosis has been made correctly.

While some patients present with features suggestive of certain diagnosis including cancer, its confirmation is critical as everything flows from this. This would help you to consider any treatment options more confidently with trust.

Diagnostic Process

Typically this stage involves:

  • Taking your medical history,
  • Performing a focussed, appropriate examination,
  • Arranging relevant and useful investigations,
  • Reviewing all medical evidence to ensure the best possible advice can be provided and your concerns have been addressed.

Once the diagnosis is made Dr. Dhanjee will go through the pros and cons of all the treatment options and come up with personalised treatment plan.

Dr Dhanjee’s Pledge

I pledge to all my patients:

Should the advice for a non-surgical approach not result in a good quality of life or not be appropriate, I will consider surgery if deemed to be of benefit.

I will explain all the potential options and help you to choose the best treatment together tailored to your wish and needs and treat you with utmost care and respect.

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