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UCT Private Academic Hospital

MyMeditravel Cape Town, South Africa
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UCT Private Academic Hospital
UCT Private Academic Hospital
UCT Private Academic Hospital
UCT Private Academic Hospital
UCT Private Academic Hospital
3.9
18 reviews

General Medicine at UCT Private Academic Hospital in Cape Town, South Africa

MyMeditravel Juliettash Stadler, 05 May 2020
My Son was admitted with a very rare autoimmune illness in April this year. The care he was given was superb Prof Dheda, Prof Louw and their team of specialists covered every possibility , diagnosed e
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Netcare Linksfield Hospital

MyMeditravel Johannesburg, South Africa
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Netcare Linksfield Hospital
Netcare Linksfield Hospital
Netcare Linksfield Hospital
Netcare Linksfield Hospital
Netcare Linksfield Hospital
3.1
72 reviews

General Medicine at Netcare Linksfield Hospital in Johannesburg, South Africa

Netcare Linksfield Hospital opened its doors in 1991. The hospital offers a comprehensive range of services and follows a multi-disciplinary approach to medicine. Our hospital’s state-of-the-art equipment is complemented ...more
MyMeditravel Charlotte Sorour, 13 March 2020
Parking is a huge problem.On a positive note it is a great hospital with great specialists and doctor's hence why it is so busy. Well worth driving around a bit looking for parking knowing your loved
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Netcare N1 City Hospital

MyMeditravel Cape Town, South Africa
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Netcare N1 City Hospital
Netcare N1 City Hospital
Netcare N1 City Hospital
Netcare N1 City Hospital
Netcare N1 City Hospital
2.9
36 reviews

General Medicine at Netcare N1 City Hospital in Cape Town, South Africa

MyMeditravel Kim Adams, 30 March 2020
Overall I had a good experience.
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Ahmed Kathrada Private Hospital

MyMeditravel Johannesburg, South Africa
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Ahmed Kathrada Private Hospital
Ahmed Kathrada Private Hospital
Ahmed Kathrada Private Hospital
Ahmed Kathrada Private Hospital
Ahmed Kathrada Private Hospital
2.3
38 reviews

General Medicine at Ahmed Kathrada Private Hospital in Johannesburg, South Africa

MyMeditravel Nompumelelo Madliwa, 19 April 2020
I had such a wonderful experience there with Dr Thomas, I had a skin drafting done it was such a smooth process I am healing very well and had a great stay there, Thank you so much
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King Park Sports Medicine Centre - King Park

MyMeditravel Cape Town, South Africa
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King Park Sports Medicine Centre - King Park
King Park Sports Medicine Centre - King Park
King Park Sports Medicine Centre - King Park
King Park Sports Medicine Centre - King Park
King Park Sports Medicine Centre - King Park
5.0
3 reviews

General Medicine at King Park Sports Medicine Centre - King Park in Cape Town, South Africa

MyMeditravel Johann Oosthuizen-van der Westhuizen, 19 September 2020
Great place. Friendly staff and professional service. These are practitioners who genuinely care about their patients and their wellbeing. I would definitely recommend to anyone. Conveniently situated
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King Park Sports Medicine Centre - Mt Edgecombe

MyMeditravel Cape Town, South Africa
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King Park Sports Medicine Centre - Mt Edgecombe
King Park Sports Medicine Centre - Mt Edgecombe
King Park Sports Medicine Centre - Mt Edgecombe
King Park Sports Medicine Centre - Mt Edgecombe
King Park Sports Medicine Centre - Mt Edgecombe
5.0
3 reviews

General Medicine at King Park Sports Medicine Centre - Mt Edgecombe in Cape Town, South Africa

MyMeditravel Johann Oosthuizen-van der Westhuizen, 29 August 2020
Great place. Friendly staff and professional service. These are practitioners who genuinely care about their patients and their wellbeing. I would definitely recommend to anyone. Conveniently situated
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King Park Sports Medicine Centre - Northwood

MyMeditravel Cape Town, South Africa
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General Medicine
King Park Sports Medicine Centre - Northwood
King Park Sports Medicine Centre - Northwood
King Park Sports Medicine Centre - Northwood
King Park Sports Medicine Centre - Northwood

General Medicine at King Park Sports Medicine Centre - Northwood in Cape Town, South Africa

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King Park Sports Medicine Centre - Glenwood

MyMeditravel Cape Town, South Africa
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King Park Sports Medicine Centre - Glenwood
King Park Sports Medicine Centre - Glenwood
King Park Sports Medicine Centre - Glenwood
King Park Sports Medicine Centre - Glenwood
King Park Sports Medicine Centre - Glenwood
5.0
3 reviews

General Medicine at King Park Sports Medicine Centre - Glenwood in Cape Town, South Africa

MyMeditravel Johann Oosthuizen-van der Westhuizen, 07 September 2020
Great place. Friendly staff and professional service. These are practitioners who genuinely care about their patients and their wellbeing. I would definitely recommend to anyone. Conveniently situated
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UCA - United Chiropractic Association
ICS - International College of Surgeons
IACD - International Academy of Cosmetic Dermatology
ISDS - International Society for Dermatologic Surgery
EBOPRAS - European Board of Plastic Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery
IAAFA - International Academy of Advanced Facial Aesthetics
WALT - World Association for Laser Therapy
ISHRS - International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery
AAHRS - Asian Association of Hair Restoration Surgeons
ESCAD - European Society for Cosmetic and Aesthetic Dermatology
William Glasser Institute - Reality Therapy Certified
EAC - European Association for Counselling
IFSO - International Federation for the Surgery of Obesity and Metabolic Disorde
TÜV SÜD - Technischer Überwachungsverein SÜD
TÜV NORD - Technischer Überwachungsverein NORD
BIOMET 3i Education Program
EURAPS - European Association of Plastic Surgeons
Center of Excellence in Bariatric Surgery
IAOMS - International Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons
Treatment Abroad Code of Practice
IFFPSS - International Federation of Facial Plastic Surgery Societies
FIGO - International Federation of Gynecology and Obstetrics
IFED - International Federation of Esthetic Dentistry
EOS - European Orthodontic Society
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IBMS - International Board of Medicine and Surgery
EAFPS - European Academy of Facial Plastic Surgery
ESCD - European Society of Cosmetic Dentistry
ESCRS - European Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons
NASS - North American Spine Society
ESHRE - European Society of Human Reproduction and Embryology
MPS - Medical Protection Society
European Journal of Ophthalmology
ISRS - International Society of Refractive Surgery
JCRS - Journal of Cataract and Refractive Surgery
Cornea Society
JPGM - Journal of Postgraduate Medicine
ESPRAS - European Society of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery
OSAPS - Oriental Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery
RS - The Rhinoplasty Society
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IFOMPT - International Federation of Orthopaedic Manipulative Physical Therapist
WFO - World Federation of Orthodontists
ITI - International Team for Implantology
ICOI - International Congress of Oral Implantologists
Dentsply Friadent Implant Programme
IMTEC Sendax Mini Dental Implants Systems
IAO - International Association for Orthodontics
AAO - Asian Academy of Osseointegration
WAAAM - World Anti-Aging Academy of Medicine
WOSIAM - World Society Interdisciplinary Anti-Aging Medicine
ESE - European Society of Endodontology
ECAMS - European College of Aesthetic Medicine and Surgery
IABCLL - International Academy of Body Contouring and Laser Lipolysis
IAFGG - International Association of Facial Growth Guidance
IBCS - International Board of Cosmetic Surgery
IMDHA - International Medical and Dental Hypnotherapy Association
EAO - European Association for Osseointegration
ISD - International Society of Dermatology
IFAD - International Federation of Aesthetic Dentistry
IBHRS - International Board of Hair Restoration Specialists
IAHRS - International Alliance of Hair Restoration Surgeons
EDA - European Dental Association
IASP - International Association for the Study of Pain
ADI - Academy of Dentistry International
EAPD - European Academy of Paediatric Dentistry
EACMD - European Academy of Craniomandibular Disorders
ESHRS - European Society of Hair Restoration Surgery
ICD - International College of Dentists Fellowship
UIME - International Union of Aesthetic Medicine
APACS - Asian Pacific Academy of Cosmetic Surgery
McKenzie Institute International
ITEC - International Therapy Examination Council
ICA - International Cranial Association
I-ACT - International Association for Colon Hydrotherapy
CIBTAC - Confederation of International Beauty Therapy and Cosmetology
IFPA - International Federation of Professional Aromatherapists
ISBI - International Society for Burn Injuries
The Pankey Institute
PEFOTS - Pan European Federation of TCM Societies
URHP - Unified Register of Herbal Practitioners
AACD - Asian Academy of Craniomandibular Disorders
IMSA - The International Medical Spa Association
ACHSI - The Australian Council on Healthcare Standards International
CIDESCO - Comité International d'Esthétique et de Cosmétologie
ART - Active Release Techniques
ICPA - International Chiropractic Pediatric Association
CDA - Caribbean Dermatology Association
APAO - Asia Pacific Academy of Ophthalmology
FICCDE - International College of Continuing Dental Education Fellowship
GMC - General Medical Council
ISA - International Sleep Academy
ISCG - International Society of Cosmetogynecology
EPA - European Prosthodontic Association
ABSI - Advanced Body Sculpting Institute
EACMFS - European Association for Cranio-Maxillo-Facial Surgery
FILACP - Federación Ibero Latinoamericana de Cirugía Plástica
REDLARA - Rede Latino-americana de Reprodução Assistida
ALMER - Asociación Latinoamericana de Medicina Reproductiva
ICP - International College of Prosthodontists
EFP - European Federation of Periodontology
IADR - International Association for Dental Research
IODPT - International Organization for Dental Phobia Treatment
Academy of Operative Dentistry
The Dawson Academy
AAP - Asian Academy of Prosthodontics
AsianAOMS - Asian Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons
ISCD - International Society of Computerized Dentistry - Certified CEREC Trainer
SAAD - Society for the Advancement of Anaesthesia in Dentistry
PFA - Pierre Fauchard Academy
ISCD - International Society of Computerized Dentistry
YDW - Young Dentists Worldwide
APAD - Asia Pacific Academy of Dentistry
ACDNA - Academy Of Computerized Dentistry Of North America
WSLO - World Society of Lingual Orthodontics
HPCSA - Health Professions Council of South Africa
DA(SA) - Diplomate of the College of Anaesthetists of South Africa
AHPCSA - The Allied Health Professions Council of South Africa
COHSASA - The Council for Health Service Accreditation of Southern Africa
FCDerm(SA) - Fellowship of the College of Dermatologists of South Africa
Department of Health, Western Cape
FCS(SA) - Fellowship of the College of Surgeons of South Africa
APRSSA - Association of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons of Southern Africa
SADA - South African Dental Association
SAAAD - South African Academy Of Aesthetic Dentistry
MTASA - Medical Tourism Association of South Africa
FCMFOS(SA) - Fellowship of the College of Surgeons of South Africa
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General medicine focuses on the diagnosis and nonsurgical treatment of diseases of the internal organs. A medical doctor who specializes in general medicine is usually called a general medicine doctor or a general physician (GP). Although they mostly treat adults, they may also treat adolescents and children. They treat all medical conditions, including conditions that affect the respiratory, cardiovascular, neurological, gastrointestinal, hematological, or endocrine systems. Some of the most common conditions general medicine doctor can treat include but are not limited to:

  • Respiratory system, including lung fibrosis, asthma, pneumonia, and Emphysema or chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).
  • Cardiovascular system, such as hypertension and ischemic heart disease (heart attack, angina).
  • The neurological system, such as cerebrovascular accident (strokes), dementia, and epilepsy (seizures).
  • Gastrointestinal system, including gastroenteritis and liver disease (such as alcoholic liver disease).
  • Hematological, such as anemia.
  • Endocrinological, such as pituitary disease, diabetes, and thyroid disease.

A general medicine doctor can arrange a wide range of tests, such as electrocardiogram, blood pressure test, urinalysis (U/A), blood sugar level, and fecal occult blood tests. They may also arrange laboratory investigations, such as blood tests or other fluid samples from other parts of the body. Occasionally, they may also arrange a biopsy for diagnosis, which will be sent to a pathologist for analysis. General medicine doctors can also work with radiologists to use X-rays, MRI, CT scans, or ultrasound, as well as nuclear medicine specialists for certain tests, such as PET scans. They may also refer patients to another specialty for special tests, such as a cardiologist for an angiogram and a gastroenterologist for an endoscopy.

Common procedures or interventions that general medicine doctor perform are as follows:

  • Perform clinical examinations of patients to evaluate, diagnose, and monitor the patient’s condition.
  • Interpret findings from investigations, such as blood tests, to help reach a diagnosis.
  • Use life support skills and emergency procedures, such as defibrillation, when necessary.

How Long Should I Stay in South Africa?      

You can leave the medical facility immediately after, plan to stay at least 2 to 5 days in South Africa for a follow-up appointment. During the follow-up appointment, your doctor evaluates how your body is responding to treatment or, if you had diagnostic tests, explain the results, and discuss the treatment plan with you. However, if your doctor tells you that no follow-up appointment is necessary, you should be allowed to leave for home on the same day. 

What's the Expected Recovery Time?

Recovery time can be different from one person to another, depending on the illness or disease you have and your overall health. You will be advised to take several days off work and avoid strenuous activities to allow your body to recover. Your doctor will let you know the specific time you can return to work and your normal activity. 

What Aftercare is Required?

Your doctor will give you an aftercare instruction tailored to your particular condition, which may include activity restriction and recommended diet. Your doctor may likely prescribe medicine as well. It is important to take the medicine as directed and follow all the instructions closely. They will also let you know if you need follow-up appointments. For certain illnesses, they may refer you to a specific specialist.

What's the Success Rate?

For many people, general medicine is the first point of treatment. It has a high success rate in diagnosing and treating many conditions, as well as referring patients to the relevant specialist for specialized treatments. Experienced and skilled general medicine doctors can learn a great deal by simple observation. Looking at hands, nails, skin, mouth, and eyes, as well as examining your lungs, heart, and abdomen can give them some clues and help them decide on the most appropriate tests to undertake to confirm their clinical suspicions. 

Are there Alternatives?

The alternatives depend on your condition. For example, you should be able to see a cardiologist for heart conditions without talking to your general medical doctor first. However, in some cases, you may need a referral from your general medical doctor to see other specialists.

This information has been accurately sourced and verified by a medical professional for its accuracy, however, we strongly recommend you to consult with your doctor before pursuing medical procedures overseas.

Update: 27/02/2023