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  • MB ChB                             University of Pretoria    1987


  • F.C.S (S.A) (Urology)        College of Medicine of South Africa    1993  


  • M.Med (Urology)             Medical University of Southern Africa    1994


  • FRCS(Urol)                        Intercollegiate Specialty Boards of England, Edinburgh & Ireland  1995




Career summary
  • trained in Medicine in South Africa qualifying in 1987

  • specialised in Urology in South Africa qualifying in 1993

  • trained as a Senior Registrar in the UK between 1993 and 1995

  • trained in laparoscopic surgery in Leeds UK and in France at IRCAD Strasbourg

  • trained in Robotic Surgery in Geneva, France and Sunnyvale, California

  • received a British Urological Foundation Scholarship to Health Science Centre, San Antonio, Texas in 1997

  • previously Consultant Urologist & Clinical Director at The Hertfordshire and South Bedfordshire Urology Cancer Centre, United Kingdom from 1996 until 2014

  • Dr Boustead directed the Netcare Da Vinci Robotic Surgery program in Johannesburg, Cape Town and Port Elizabeth, South Africa from 2014 to 2018.

  • Dr Boustead led a team at Pretoria Urology Hospital that performed the first Da Vinci robotic prostatectomy in South Africa in October 2013

  • in 2015 he performed the first Robotic assisted cystectomy and total bladder reconstruction in South Africa.

  • has trained and accredited  28 surgeons at Netcare Robotic Centres in Johannesburg and Cape Town and Port Elizabeth and Pretoria Urology Hospital. 

  • Principal and or co-investigator in  22 trials.

  • has published over 45 papers in International Journals, with over 20 about prostate cancer

  • has lectured in the UK, USA, China, Canada, Europe, Australia and South Africa.

  • served on the Executive Committees of BAUS Oncology, World Uro-Oncology Federation and NCIN UK 


Professional memberships


  • Fellow of the College of Surgeons of South Africa

  • British Association of Urological Surgeons

  • Fellow of Royal Society of Medicine

  • European Association of Urology

  • International Society of Urology (SIU)

  • American Urological Association

  • Society of Robotic Surgeons

  • Honorary Member South African Urological Association

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