update 6 April 2015
In Claremont Cape Town
A Specialist Family Internist Clinic offers consultations by appointment especially for managing (and ideally preventing) the major chronic degenerative diseases of aging and maintaining physical, mental (and why not sexual?) vigour to a ripe and healthy old age; as well as preventing and managing acute disease at all ages.
The clinic (a specialist physician and a nutritionalist) offers all-system evaluation and if available, natural (as well as essential prescription orthrodox) prevention/treatment including metabolic – weight-endocrine-diabetes; heart-lung -kidney; hypertension; neurological-pain; joint & muscle; abdominal, immune system ie infection, cancer and auto-immune support; genito-urinary, & sexual problems;
and appropriate screening – ECG, non-xray ( no-touch thermography- eg thermomammogram; SureTouch tactile) mammograms, non-xray (ie ultrasound) BMD ie bone fracture risk measurement, body composition, and appropriate hormone profiling/replacement.
Phone during office hours for appointment: for Claremont office ph 021-6717415 or 6831465 (or 083-6299160) – at Grove Medical Bldg 1st floor no 15 (opp ABSA Bank Parkade c/o Grove Ave Pearce Rd) , or email@example.com ; or consultation by telephone/Skype or email .
by appointment only: OFFICE HOURS: by appt: ph office: 9am-5pm weekdays, 9am-1pm Saturdays. AFTER HOURS up to 9pm any day generally at office: – email doctor firstname.lastname@example.org or ph 6am to 9pm 0836299160. EMERGENCIES cannot be dealt with- acute emergencies and trauma, bleeding cases must go to any Emergency Unit .
Billing according to means ie specialist professional rates: eg as a preferred provider for Discovery Health- consultation procedure 0190; for needy patients, what the medical scheme pays Detailed medical report and advice protocol provided at R300. Even Hospital Plans have to pay for outpatient consultation for scores of PMBs ie Prescribed Medical benefit conditions like Menopause.
Needy patients desiring brief consultation can be seen by arrangement at GP rate. Bone density scan (covered by some medical schemes) procedure 3612.. Non-xray mammograms are not yet covered by medical schemes codes: R650 for SureTouch including clinical consultation, R800 for thermomammogram.