The First Private Teaching Hospital in South Africa, Johannesburg

Dr Janice Spinks

Dr Janice Spinks

BSc (Hope College); MBBCh (Wits); FCS (SA); MMed (Wits); Cert Gastro (SA) Surg

Dr Janice Spinks is a colorectal surgeon. She completed her undergraduate and general surgical training at the University of the Witwatersrand and went on to complete a fellowship in Surgical Gastroenterology with a special interest in colorectal surgery. Dr Spinks has recently joined the WDGMC Colorectal Unit. She has a special interest in laparoscopic colorectal surgery for cancer. She is a member of the South African Colorectal Society.

Clinical Focus

  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Constipation
  • Incontinence
  • Pelvic Floor Disorders
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Anal Pain
  • Haemorrhoids
  • Colorectal Polyps
  • Diverticular Disease
  • Irritable Bowel Disease


  • Colonoscopy
  • Gastroscopy
  • Laparoscopic Colorectal Surgery For Cancer And Benign Conditions
  • Pelvic Floor Surgery
  • Haemorrhoids
  • Anal Pain
  • Peri-Anal Abscess; Fistulae And Fissures


  • Surgical Gastroenterologist / Colorectal Surgeon