Welcome to Bedford Gardens Paediatric Centre
With a combined 50 years of experience caring for children and newborns the
Paediatric specialists at Life Bedford Gardens Hospital are superbly equipped
to provide quality, evidence-based and personal care for you and your Little Ones
We are excited to be launching South Africa's first Paediatrician hosted, parent centred Podcast
It is safe
to bring your little ones
We understand you can be concerned exposing yourselves and your Little Ones to Hospital
We have additional precautions in place to ensure you are as safe as possible when coming to see us
We are committed to the best care possible for your Little Ones
Know Your Paediatrician
Dr Simon Strachan
I have been in Private Practice at Life Bedford Gardens Hospital since 1996 and have interests in Vaccinology, Pulmonology, Allergy and ADHD.
Further, I have authored many international journal articles and am the co-author of ‘Feeding Sense,’ Metz Press.
Dr Alison Baxter
I have been working as a Paediatrician in Private Practice at Bedford Gardens Hospital since 1997.
My interest is in General paediatrics, monitoring growth and development, and providing parental support.
I also have an interest in asthma and allergies, as well as ADHD.
Dr Michael Platten
I have been in Private Practice at Life Bedford Gardens Hospital since 2018 having spent six years exclusively working with children in public hospitals.
My interests include all aspects of Newborn care, Cardiology, Family Support and ensuring your Little Ones stay healthy.
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PAEDIATRIC ROOMS, FIRST FLOOR
LIFE BEDFORD GARDENS HOSPITAL
7 LEICESTER ROAD, BEDFORD GARDENS
DR STRACHAN AND DR PLATTEN
MONDAY - FRIDAY 08:00 - 16:30 SATURDAY CLOSED
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