Dr Lesley Hendricks – Paediatrician (Gastroenterologist) at Mediclinic Midstream

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About Dr Lesley Hendricks – Paediatrician (Gastroenterologist)

Dr Lesley Hendricks is a qualified doctor who works at Mediclinic Midstream as a Paediatrician (Gastroenterologist).

Some Relevant Insights:

A Paediatric Gastroenterologist at Mediclinic specializes in diagnosing and treating gastrointestinal (GI) disorders in infants, children, and adolescents. This subspecialty focuses on diseases and conditions of the stomach, intestines, liver, and pancreas in the pediatric population. Here’s a closer look at the comprehensive care they provide:

Expert Diagnosis: Paediatric gastroenterologists are skilled in identifying GI issues in children, which can range from common conditions like gastroesophageal reflux to more complex diseases such as inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), celiac disease, and liver disorders. They use a variety of diagnostic tools, including endoscopy, colonoscopy, and imaging studies, to accurately diagnose these conditions.

Management of Digestive Disorders: They offer specialized treatment plans for managing a wide range of digestive disorders. This includes dietary management, medication, and, in some cases, advanced therapies or interventions to treat conditions effectively and improve quality of life.

Nutritional Support: Given the direct impact of GI disorders on nutrition, paediatric gastroenterologists play a crucial role in assessing and managing nutritional needs. They work with dietitians to ensure that children with digestive issues receive the proper nutrients necessary for growth and development.

Treatment of Liver Diseases: In addition to digestive tract issues, these specialists also diagnose and manage pediatric liver diseases, including hepatitis, jaundice, and genetic liver disorders. They offer comprehensive care, from medication management to liver transplant evaluation and post-operative care.

Collaborative Care Approach: Paediatric gastroenterologists often work as part of a multidisciplinary team that includes paediatricians, dietitians, surgeons, and other specialists to provide holistic care. This approach ensures that all aspects of the child’s health are considered in the management plan.

Support and Education for Families: They provide invaluable support and education to families, helping them understand their child’s condition, treatment options, and lifestyle adjustments needed. This includes guidance on dietary changes, medication management, and how to support a child with a chronic GI condition.

Visiting a Paediatric Gastroenterologist at Mediclinic means accessing specialized care tailored to the unique needs of children with gastrointestinal issues. Their expertise not only focuses on treating the symptoms and underlying causes of GI disorders but also encompasses supporting the child’s overall health, growth, and development.

Dr Lesley Hendricks Qualifications and Accreditations

HPC Reg No: MP0628352

Practice No: 320070775487


2005 MBChB, University of Pretoria

2015 FC Paed (SA), Colleges of Medicine

2017 Cert Gastroenterology (SA), Colleges of Medicine

Dr Lesley Hendricks’s Consultation Fees

Dr Lesley Hendricks’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 Lesley Hendricks’s consultation fee structure for both medical aid and cash patients, please use the contacts below to inquire about the latest rates.

Dr Lesley Hendricks Contacts

Tel: 126529441

Physical Address: Suite 111, Mediclinic Midstream, Cnr Midstream Drive & Midstream Hill Blvd, Midstream, Centurion, 1692

Practice Location: Mediclinic Midstream

Email Address: drljhendricks@gmail.com

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