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Dr Nicolette Rivera

General Practitioner

Dr Nicolette Rivera

Dr Nicolette Rivera graduated from the University of Cape Town in 2004. She completed her internship and community service in Gauteng. After that she worked in Primary Healthcare in the UK, and then Infectious Diseases and Medical Microbiology at Groote Schuur Hospital.

Nicolette started in General Practice in 2012. She worked in a group practice for 6 years, and then locumed at various well known practices, while having time to care for her two young children. She enjoys seeing patients of all ages, but has a special interest in women and children’s health, travel medicine and infectious diseases. Nicolette believes that good healthcare should always include both an understanding of the patient’s life and experience, and a thorough explanation of the cause and treatment of any disease.

Rates Consultations are R493.60. All medical aids are accepted.
Services
Long Covid and Post-viral Fatigue Syndrome
• Diagnosis and treatment plan
• Specialist referrals if required

Health screenings and routine visits for men
• Routine check-ups: blood pressure, prostate, blood tests
• Minor surgical procedures: cryotherapy, excision of skin lesions, drainage of abscesses, suturing of minor wounds
• STD screening and treatment

Health screenings and routine visits for women
• Routine gynaecological check-ups: Smear tests, breast examination, mammogram, blood tests
• Routine medical check-ups: blood pressure, prostate, blood tests
• Minor surgical procedures: cryotherapy, excision of skin lesions, drainage of abscesses, suturing of minor wounds
• Contraception advice
• STD screening and treatment

Health screenings and routine visits for children
• Routine check-ups: growth and development, vaccination advice
• Treatment of all minor childhood ailments

Additional services
• Travel medicine consultations excl vaccinations
• Visa medicals