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

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It is safe

to bring your little ones

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We understand you can be concerned exposing yourselves and your Little Ones to Hospital

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We have additional precautions in place to ensure you are as safe as possible when coming to see us

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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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Consultation Rates

First consultation

R1300

Follow-up Consultation

R1100

ADHD First Consultation

R2350

ADHD Follow-up Consultation

R1100

Medical Aid Information

We are contracted to charge in-hospital Discovery Scheme rates for admissions to hospital

In-room consults will be charged as cash upfront which will be reimbursed at Discovery's Scheme rate

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We are contracted to charge in-hospital GEMS Scheme rates for admissions to hospital

In-room consults will be charged as cash upfront at GEMS' Scheme Rate

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We are contracted to charge in-hospital Profmed Scheme rates for admissions to hospital

In-room consults will be charged as cash upfront at Profmed's Scheme Rate

We are contracted to charge in-hospital Fedhealth Scheme rates for admissions to hospital

In-room consults will be charged as cash upfront at Fedhealth's Scheme Rate

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We are contracted to charge in-hospital Momentum Scheme rates for admissions to hospital

In-room consults will be charged as cash upfront at Momentum's Scheme Rate

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Information

ADDRESS

PAEDIATRIC ROOMS, FIRST FLOOR

LIFE BEDFORD GARDENS HOSPITAL

7 LEICESTER ROAD, BEDFORD GARDENS

BEDFORDVIEW 2008

CONTACT NUMBERS

DR STRACHAN AND DR PLATTEN

(011) 622-2771/2

DR BAXTER

(011) 622-4409

 OFFICE HOURS

MONDAY - FRIDAY 08:00 - 16:30 SATURDAY CLOSED

SUNDAY CLOSED

PUBLIC HOLIDAYS CLOSED 

Thank you for the enquiry