Dr Richard du Toit – Orthopaedic Surgeon at Mediclinic Hermanus

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About Dr Richard du Toit – Orthopaedic Surgeon

Dr Richard du Toit is a qualified doctor who works at Mediclinic Hermanus as a Orthopaedic Surgeon.

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An Orthopaedic Surgeon at Mediclinic specializes in the diagnosis, treatment, and management of disorders affecting the bones, joints, ligaments, tendons, and muscles. These specialists are crucial for treating injuries and conditions that impact the musculoskeletal system, helping patients regain mobility and improve their quality of life. Here’s what their role involves:

Comprehensive Diagnosis: Orthopaedic surgeons use a variety of diagnostic tools, including X-rays, MRIs, and CT scans, to accurately identify the source of pain, injury, or dysfunction. This thorough diagnostic process ensures that treatment plans are precisely tailored to the individual needs of each patient.

Surgical Expertise: They perform surgical procedures to repair injuries, correct deformities, and alleviate pain. Common surgeries include joint replacement (such as hip or knee replacements), repair of fractured bones, arthroscopy for joint issues, and spinal surgeries. Their surgical interventions aim to restore function, reduce pain, and improve the overall quality of life.

Non-Surgical Treatments: Not all conditions require surgery. Orthopaedic surgeons also provide non-surgical options such as physical therapy, injections, and medication management to treat musculoskeletal issues. They work closely with patients to explore all possible treatments and decide on the best course of action based on the condition’s severity and the patient’s preferences and lifestyle.

Sports Medicine: Many orthopaedic surgeons specialize in sports medicine, focusing on treating and preventing sports-related injuries. They help athletes recover from injuries and provide guidance on safe training practices, injury prevention, and performance enhancement.

Rehabilitation and Recovery: Post-surgery or injury, orthopaedic surgeons collaborate with physical therapists and rehabilitation specialists to develop personalized recovery plans. These plans are designed to help patients regain strength, flexibility, and mobility, ensuring a safe and effective return to daily activities or sports.

Visiting an Orthopaedic Surgeon at Mediclinic means accessing specialized care for any musculoskeletal issue, whether it requires surgical intervention or can be managed with non-surgical treatments. Their expertise is not limited to treating injuries but also encompasses managing chronic conditions, degenerative diseases, and congenital disorders, ensuring comprehensive care for patients of all ages.

Dr Richard du Toit Qualifications and Accreditations

HPC Reg No: MP0317233

Practice No: 280002806525


1987 MBChB, University of Pretoria

1997 MMED (ORTHO), University of Stellenbosch

1991 BSc (HONS) (SPORT MEDICINE), University of Cape Town

Dr Richard du Toit’s Consultation Fees

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

Dr Richard du Toit Contacts

Tel: 028 3130572

Physical Address: Suite 28, Hermanus Medical Village, 44 Church Street, Hermanus, 7200

Practice Location: Mediclinic Hermanus

Email Address: drergee@outlook.com

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