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Maternal Fetal Medicine

Weekly Timetable

SPECIALIST CLINICS
 
MONDAY

High Risk Clinic
In Charge: Prof John Anthony
High risk obstetric patients, especially cardiac disease, hypertension, thyroid disease
08:00

Renal Disease Day Unit
In Charge: Dr Leann Schoeman
Pregnant patients with chronic renal disease, auto immune disease
13:00

TUESDAY

High Risk Clinic
In Charge: Dr Hetta van Zyl
High risk obstetric patients, especially twins, IGT, Rh incompatibility
08:00

Infectious disease Clinic
In Charge: Prof John Anthony
Pregnant patients with infectious diseases requiring specialist ID input
09:00

Twin Clinic
In Charge: Dr Chantal Stewart
All complicated twin or higher order pregnancies
11:00

Fetal Medicine Clinic
In Charge: Dr Chantal Stewart
Fetal anomalies, genetic counselling, fetal procedures
14:00

WEDNESDAY

Diabetic day Unit
In Charge: Dr Hetta van Zyl
All diabetic patients requiring treatment in pregnancy
08:00

Fetal Medicine Clinic
In Charge: Dr Chantal Stewart
Fetal anomalies, genetic counselling, fetal procedures
09:00

Congenital Heart and Rheumatic Heart disease Clinic
In Charge: Prof John Anthony
Congenital heart and RHD in pregnancy
13:30

THURSDAY

Cardiomyopathy and Arrhythmia Cardiac Clinic
In Charge: Prof John Anthony
All other cardiac patients for initial assessment, especially CMO and Arrhythmia
09:30

INTERDEPARTMENTAL COLLABORATION:

Several specialists from other departments join us in combined obstetric clinics, forming a joint multidisciplinary platform.

These include:

Prof Karen Sliwa
Head of Hatter Institute co-consults at the combined cardiology clinic on Thursdays

Drs Tony Lachman and Liesl Zulke
Both cardiologists attend the joint cardiology clinic on Wednesdays.

Dr Rosie Burton
Honorary consultant to the Infectious Diseases Clinic

Dr Tom Boyles
Infectious Diseases Specialist involved with combined Obstetric Antibiotic Stewardship.

Prof Dinky Levitt
Head of Endocrinology department GSH, provides specialist endocrinology input in the diabetic day unit on Wednesdays

Drs De Decker, Lawrenson, Comitis and Cupido
Paediatric cardiologists at Red Cross Children’s Hospital, who provides invaluable assistance in prenatal fetal cardiology diagnosis and counselling.

Dr Karen Fieggen and Professor Ambroise Wonkam
Geneticists who provide valuable input to the counselling of patients at risk for chromosomal and structural fetal anomalies, as well as to those diagnosed with fetal anomalies.