Dr Rachel de Bruin – Surgeon (General Surgeon) at Mediclinic George Mediclinic Geneva

On this page, you will find information about Dr Rachel de Bruin – Surgeon (General Surgeon) at Mediclinic George
Mediclinic Geneva.

About Dr Rachel de Bruin – Surgeon (General Surgeon)

Dr Rachel de Bruin is a qualified doctor who works at Mediclinic George
Mediclinic Geneva as a Surgeon (General Surgeon).

Some Relevant Insights:

A General Surgeon at Mediclinic specializes in the comprehensive surgical management of a wide range of diseases, primarily those affecting the abdomen, digestive tract, endocrine system, breast, and skin. They are adept at both emergency and elective surgeries, providing critical care for various conditions. Here’s a closer look at what general surgeons do:

Diagnostic Procedures: General surgeons perform diagnostic procedures, such as biopsies or exploratory surgeries, to accurately diagnose conditions that may require surgical intervention. These procedures are crucial for determining the extent of disease and formulating an appropriate treatment plan.

Surgical Treatment: They are trained to perform a wide variety of surgeries, including appendectomies, hernia repairs, gallbladder removals, and stomach and intestinal surgeries. General surgeons use both traditional open surgery techniques and minimally invasive methods, such as laparoscopic surgery, to treat patients.

Emergency Surgery: General surgeons often handle emergency surgical conditions, such as acute appendicitis, perforated ulcers, bowel obstructions, and traumatic injuries. They are skilled in making quick decisions and performing surgeries that can be lifesaving.

Preoperative and Postoperative Care: Beyond the surgical procedure itself, general surgeons manage the preoperative and postoperative care of their patients. This includes evaluating patients before surgery to assess risks, providing instructions for recovery, and monitoring for any complications after the procedure.

Collaboration with Other Specialists: While general surgeons have a broad base of surgical knowledge, they also collaborate with specialists to provide comprehensive care for patients with complex conditions. This multidisciplinary approach ensures that patients receive the most appropriate and effective treatment.

Patient Education: General surgeons also play a crucial role in educating patients about their surgical options, the risks and benefits of surgery, and what to expect during the recovery process. This education helps patients make informed decisions about their health care.

Continual Learning: The field of surgery is constantly evolving, with new techniques, technologies, and treatments being developed. General surgeons commit to ongoing education and training to stay up-to-date with the latest advancements in surgical care.

Visiting a General Surgeon at Mediclinic means entrusting your care to a skilled professional capable of addressing a broad spectrum of surgical conditions. Their expertise not only lies in performing surgeries but also encompasses a comprehensive approach to patient care, from diagnosis through recovery, ensuring the best possible outcomes for their patients.

Dr Rachel de Bruin Qualifications and Accreditations

HPC Reg No: MP0469424

Practice No: 420000273457


1996 MBChB, University of the Free State

2006 MMed (Surg), University of the Free State

Dr Rachel de Bruin’s Consultation Fees

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

Dr Rachel de Bruin Contacts

Tel: 044 873 2726

Physical Address: 13 Gloucester Avenue, George, 6529

Practice Location: Mediclinic George
Mediclinic Geneva

Email Address: reception@debruinsurgery.co.za

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