Staff Profiles

Dr. Nkhabe Chinyepi

Chinyepi Nkhabe

Faculty of Medicine



Location: UB Hospital F2068
Phone: 5490
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Dr. Nkhabe Chinyepi obtained her Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS) from the University of West Indies, St Augustine Campus (Trinidad and Tobago) Class of 2008. She trained as a general surgeon at the University of Cape Town, where she also obtained a Master of Medicine in General Surgery (MMed). Major interests Trauma, Transplant Surgery and Minimally Invasive Surgery. Currently, she serves as a Lecturer at the University of Botswana General Surgery Department

Trauma (ATLS instructor)



Minimally Invasive Surgery(MIS)


surgical quality improvement

  1. Chinyepi, Nkhabe et al. (2019). Outcomes after thoracic endovascular aortic repair in patients with traumatic thoracic aortic injuries—a single-centre retrospective review. European Surgery. 51. 10.1007/s10353-019-0570-4.
  2. Spence, Richard, ..., Chinyepi, Nkhabe et al.(2016). Factors associated with adverse events after emergency laparotomy in Cape Town, South Africa: Identifying opportunities for quality improvement. Journal of Surgical Research. 206. 10.1016/j.jss.2016.08.025.
  3. Seemungal, T. A., … , Chinyepi, N. et al. (2007). Plasma homocysteine is elevated in COPD patients and is related to COPD severity. International journal of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease2(3), 313–321.

In pursuit of academic excellence