Dr Roy Breeds – Rheumatologist at Mediclinic Milnerton

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About Dr Roy Breeds – Rheumatologist

Dr Roy Breeds is a qualified doctor who works at Mediclinic Milnerton as a Rheumatologist.

Some Relevant Insights:

A Rheumatologist at Mediclinic is a medical doctor who specializes in diagnosing and treating rheumatic diseases, which are autoimmune and inflammatory conditions that primarily affect the joints, muscles, and bones. These diseases can also impact other organs and body systems, leading to a wide range of symptoms. Here’s what rheumatologists do:

Diagnosis of Rheumatic Diseases: Rheumatologists are experts in identifying complex rheumatic conditions, which can be challenging to diagnose due to their varied and often overlapping symptoms. Common conditions they treat include rheumatoid arthritis, lupus, spondyloarthropathies (such as ankylosing spondylitis), gout, and osteoarthritis, among others.

Developing Treatment Plans: Once a diagnosis is made, rheumatologists develop personalized treatment plans aimed at managing symptoms, slowing disease progression, and maintaining quality of life. Treatment strategies may include medications such as nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs), corticosteroids, disease-modifying antirheumatic drugs (DMARDs), and biologic agents.

Management of Chronic Pain: Many rheumatic diseases cause chronic pain. Rheumatologists work with patients to manage this pain through a combination of medications, physical therapy, and lifestyle adjustments. They may also recommend alternative pain management strategies such as acupuncture or meditation in some cases.

Coordination of Multidisciplinary Care: Rheumatic diseases can affect more than just the musculoskeletal system; they can also involve the skin, eyes, lungs, heart, and kidneys. Rheumatologists often coordinate care with other specialists to address these complex needs, ensuring comprehensive management of the patient’s condition.

Patient Education: Rheumatologists provide education on the nature of rheumatic diseases, treatment options, and strategies for managing symptoms and improving function. Educating patients about their conditions empowers them to take an active role in their care and make informed decisions about their treatment.

Monitoring Disease Activity: They closely monitor disease activity and treatment responses through regular follow-ups, which may include clinical evaluations and laboratory tests. This ongoing assessment allows for timely adjustments to treatment plans as needed.

Research and Advancements: Many rheumatologists are involved in research to discover new treatments and understand the underlying mechanisms of rheumatic diseases. This commitment to advancing knowledge in the field can lead to improved care and outcomes for patients.

Visiting a Rheumatologist at Mediclinic means accessing specialized care focused on managing complex rheumatic diseases. Their expertise not only aids in relieving symptoms and preventing disease progression but also encompasses a holistic approach to patient care, addressing the physical, emotional, and social aspects of living with chronic rheumatic conditions.

Dr Roy Breeds Qualifications and Accreditations

HPC Reg No: MP0369551

Practice No: 180120147761


1990 MBChB, University of Cape Town

2001 FCP (SA), Colleges of Medicine, SA

2003 CERT RHEUMATOLOGY (SA), Colleges of Medicine, SA

Dr Roy Breeds’s Consultation Fees

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

Dr Roy Breeds Contacts

Tel: 021 5528100 / 078 401 4127

Physical Address: Suite 176, Mediclinic Milnerton, Cnr Racecourse & Koeberg Rd, Milnerton, 7441

Practice Location: Mediclinic Milnerton

Email Address: office@doctorbreeds.co.za

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