What Services are Offered by the Practice?

Dr. Roelofse specializes in the diagnosis and  treatment  of a wide spectrum of conditions, but has a special interest in rheumatological conditions, HIV disease and Intensive Care Medicine. He has a weekly theatre list on Thursdays at Melomed Bellville where he performs gastroscopies, colonoscopies, bronchoscopes and liver biopsies under conscious sedation. The sedations are performed by well known anesthetist and pioneering expert in the field of conscious sedation, Professor J A Roelofse.

The practice also employs an experience clinical technologist, Melindie Labuschagne, to perform echocardiogram (An echocardiogram, often referred to in the medical community as a cardiac ECHO or simply an ECHO, is a sonogram of the heart). Also known as a cardiac ultrasound, it uses standard ultrasound techniques to image two-dimensional slices of the heart. The latest ultrasound systems now employ 3D real-time imaging on in and outpatients.

Additional services offered by the practise includes:

  • Lung function test to diagnose lung disease e.g asthma, COPD (smokers asthma), etc.
  • ECG and Stress ECG tests to exclude ischaemic heart disease or diagnose cardiac arrthymias
  • Cardiac Sonar
  • Holter ECG's

The administrative platform of the practice is managed by a
dynamic team with a passion for all aspects of medical practice. Shirley and
Annamarie approach all administrative tasks with a professional enthusiasm that
is second to none. They pride themselves on transparency and good communication
with patients and their families.

Together, Dr Roelofse and his team are a strong, enthusiastic
and proactive group of individuals with more than 20 years experience in the
medical field. Their extensive experience in management, nursing,
administration, clinical reasoning and rehabilitation of patients (in hospital
and privately) provides existing and prospective patients with assured peace of
mind.

Please feel free to contact us for more information.