Dr Craig Franklin – Physician (Internal Medicine) at Mediclinic Paarl

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About Dr Craig Franklin – Physician (Internal Medicine)

Dr Craig Franklin is a qualified doctor who works at Mediclinic Paarl as a Physician (Internal Medicine).

Some Relevant Insights:

A Physician (Internal Medicine) at Mediclinic, often referred to as an internist, specializes in the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of a wide range of diseases affecting adults. This field of medicine is known for its comprehensive approach to patient care, dealing with the entire spectrum of illnesses that affect the internal organs and systems. Here’s what their role involves:

Comprehensive Care for Adults: Internists are equipped to handle a broad array of health issues, from simple cases like influenza to complex diseases such as diabetes and heart disease. They are particularly adept at treating patients with multiple conditions or complicated diagnoses.

Preventive Medicine: A key part of their role is focusing on disease prevention and health maintenance. This includes conducting routine check-ups, health risk assessments, immunization programs, and screening tests to detect diseases at an early, more treatable stage.

Diagnosis of Complex Illnesses: Internal Medicine Physicians have specialized training in diagnosing puzzling medical problems. They often serve as consultants to other physicians to help solve perplexing diagnostic problems.

Management of Chronic Diseases: They provide ongoing care for patients with chronic diseases, offering treatments and monitoring to manage the condition effectively. This includes educating patients on lifestyle adjustments and medication management to improve quality of life.

Coordination of Care: Internists often coordinate treatment among different specialists and healthcare providers, ensuring that care is both comprehensive and cohesive. They understand the importance of a multidisciplinary approach to patient care and work to integrate all aspects of healthcare for their patients.

Patient Education and Support: They play a crucial role in educating patients about their health conditions and treatment options, empowering them to make informed decisions about their care. They also provide support for lifestyle changes and chronic disease management.

Visiting a Physician (Internal Medicine) at Mediclinic means receiving care that is tailored to the unique needs of adult patients. Their expertise in diagnosing and managing a wide range of diseases, coupled with a focus on preventive care, makes internists invaluable primary care providers for adults seeking comprehensive and holistic healthcare solutions.

Dr Craig Franklin Qualifications and Accreditations

HPC Reg No: MP0499196

Practice No: 180000170631


1998 MBChB, University of Pretoria

2005 MMed (Int), University of Pretoria

Dr Craig Franklin’s Consultation Fees

Dr Craig Franklin’s Consultation Fees vary based on several factors, including the type of consultation (initial visit, follow-up, specialized treatment), the complexity of the medical issue being addressed, and whether the patient is covered by medical aid or paying in cash. Additionally, fees may differ for procedures or tests that are conducted during the consultation. Lastly, to ensure you have the most current information on Dr Craig Franklin’s consultation fee structure for both medical aid and cash patients, please use the contacts below to inquire about the latest rates.

Dr Craig Franklin Contacts

Tel: 021 8723308

Physical Address: 23B Medical Centre, Berlyn Street, Paarl, 7646

Practice Location: Mediclinic Paarl

Email Address: admin@drcraigfranklin.com

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