Dr Keorapetse Tabane was born in Hebron, a village about 30 KM north of Pretoria. Matriculated in Tsogo High school in Mmakau, North of Pretoria. Completed MbchB at Medunsa in 1999,then did internship at Kalafong hospital just outside Attridgeville.
She did her community service at Voortrekker hospital in Mokopane (previously Potgietersrus) in 2001, then returned to Johannesburg to specialise in Internal Medicine.
In November 2005, qualified as a fellow in the college of medicine of South Africa, and then immediately proceeded to specialise in Medical Oncology.
In May 2008, qualified as a medical oncologist,and joined Sandton Oncology Centre on 2 July 2008, and have been here since.
Partakes in day to day patient care and management and functions as an investigator in clinical trials that we partake in as part of global cooperative groups through Sandton Oncology Research Unit. The practise is part of the International Brest Cancer Society Group,which participates in breast cancer clinical trials and information sharing globally”
Dr Tabane is also an executive committee member of the South African Society of Medical Oncology (SASMO) and a Director at Sandton Oncology.
Dr Tabane was awarded the Charlotte Maxeke Award for Medical excellence in August 2019.