MBChB, MMed (Rad Onc)


(ABJ Benoni Oncology Centre)

Dr Rudi Maré qualified in 1986 with an MBChB degree from the University of the Free State. He then joined the South African National Defence Force (SANDF) for 4 years. He was stationed at the Institute for Aviation Medicine as a Flight Medical Officer and presenter of the FMO course to interested General practitioners and Specialists.

This was followed by a stint at 1 Military Hospital at the Ear, Nose and Throat Department and then went into private practice as a General Practitioner from 1991 — 1992.  Hereafter he went to the Department of Oncotherapy at the University of the Free State in Bloemfontein where he qualified as a Clinical and Radiation Oncologist in 1997. He joined the Drs Alberts, Bouwer and Jordaan Oncology group (ABJ) in 1998.

Dr Maré is a member of The South African Society for Clinical and Radiation Oncologists(SASCRO) and is a lifelong member of the South African Aerospace Medical Society.

He currently works as a Clinical and Radiation Oncologist at the ABJ Benoni Oncology Centre. He has a special interest in prostate brachytherapy, which is a kind of radiotherapy that is used for the treatment of prostate cancer. The treatment involves the placement of radioactive material in the prostate gland near to the cancerous cells.  Dr Maré further specialises in gamma knife radiosurgery for benign and malignant brain tumours. The technique is a precise form of radiation therapy in which gamma rays are directed very precisely to particular targeted areas.

He enjoys camping with his family, travelling and fly-fishing. He is working as a Clinical and Radiation Oncologist at the ABJ Benoni Oncology Centre.