GENERAL FAMILY PRACTICE

CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGIST

INTEGRATIVE MEDICINE

TRAVEL CLINIC

Our practice is located on the slopes of Table Mountain and is named after the infamous South Easter, also known as “The Cape Doctor, or “Die Kaapse Dokter,” thanks to a local belief that it sweeps  our city clean.

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OUR PRACTICE

We are a Family Medical Practice with special interests in Child Health, Integrative Medicine, Clinical Psychology and Travel Medicine.

The Name

Our practice is located on the slopes of Table Mountain and is named after the infamous South Easter, otherwise known as “The Cape Doctor, or “Die Kaapse Dokter,” thanks to a local belief that it sweeps our city clean.

About the Practice

THE DOCTORS

Dr Nicky Whiteman is a GP with a diploma in Child Health and Travel Medicine.

Dr Leah Murray is a GP practicing Integrative and Functional Medicine.

Dr Bruce Bradfield is a Clinical Psychologist with a special interest in Trauma and Family work.

Room to let in Family Medical Practice

A warm and welcoming, fully kitted room to let in a medical practice in Vredehoek.

Suitable for a GP / Psychologist / other therapist.

Available from 15 November 2017 for 3 - 6 months. With option to extend.

Rent R9000 / month, includes all amenities - receptionist, telephone, Fibre internet, kitchenette, cleaner, use of all equipment, if applicable.

If interested please contact us on 0214611769 or via email to arrange a meeting and viewing.

Dr Murray

Dr Leah Murray has had an interest in Integrative Medicine as early on as during her medical school training at Stellenbosch University. She completed an elective in Integrative Medicine in her 4th year with the founder of Integrative Medicine in South Africa, Dr Bernard Brom.

After completing her MBChB, and a rural community service in the Northern Cape, she spent a year abroad, mostly in India, where she deepened her understanding and intrigue in Eastern philosophies, Yoga and the body-mind-spirit connection.

Her other passion is Emergency Medicine in which she spent 6 years working in state and private hospitals in South Africa, as well as the UK.
During this time she completed various post-graduate courses in Integrative Medicine, one through Stellenbosch University and another by Dr Bernard Brom.

She believes in finding long term solutions to health.

Dr Whiteman

Since graduating from the University of Cape Town, Nicky has practiced at various medical institutions in and around Cape Town, including the New Somerset Hospital, Mowbray Maternity Hospital, the Red Cross Children’s War Memorial Hospital, as well as a community health care centre. During this time she was exposed to a wide variety of medical specialities and conditions. Paediatrics is her passion and as such, she has completed a Diploma in Child Healthcare. Nicky also has an interest in women’s health, HIV medicine and travel medicine. She has completed her HIV Diploma and Travel Medicine Certificate.

She is patient and dedicated and has chosen to work in a general practice because she believes in providing comprehensive primary health care as well as the continuity of care which she believes is essential to managing any patient.

Dr Bruce Bradfield

Bruce is a clinical psychologist working in private practice. He has a special interest in trauma, focusing on the passing of traumatic stress in families from one generation to the next. This links up with his focus on family work, and working with parents. Bruce completed his clinical training at Rhodes, and his PhD in trauma studies at UCT.

What he offers:

  • Individual adult psychotherapy
  • Individual adolescent psychotherapy
  • Family therapy
  • Couples therapy
  • Medico-legal care and contact assessments

What services do we offer?

• Management of acute and chronic illnesses for all ages
• Integrative and Functional medicine
• General medical check up’s, including ECG’s
• Baby and child wellness including developmental assessments
• Travel Clinic and vaccinations including Yellow Fever
• Women’s health, including Papsmears
• Medicals for visa and insurance purposes
• Infrared laser therapy
• Iontophoresis for Hyperhydrosis
• Nutrition and lifestyle guidance
• IV nutritional support
• Sexual health
• HIV clinic
• Palliative, end of life care
• Basic surgical procedures, blood tests, ear syringing.
• Acute and chronic wound management

What is
Integrative Medicine?

“Integrative medicine and health reaffirms the importance of the relationship between practitioner and patient, focuses on the whole person, is informed by evidence, and makes use of all appropriate therapeutic and lifestyle approaches, healthcare and disciplines to achieve optimal health and healing.” – Consortium of Academic Health Centers for Integrative Medicine

Please visit www.drleahmurray.co.za for more information on Integrative Medicine.

What does our
Travel Clinic offer?

A comprehensive assessment of potential risks one is exposed to during travel to a specific area, and the formulation of a plan to help prevent potential illnesses before, during and after travel. This includes malaria prophylaxis, as well as necessary vaccinations required for travel to a specific area, including Yellow Fever.

Contact Details

Location
THE CAPE DOCTOR
First floor, 27 Derry Street
Vredehoek, Cape Town
8001
(Above Bella Italia)

Opening hours
9.00 – 17.00 Monday to Friday

Telephone
Practice Reception: 021 461 1769
Emergency Cellphone: 0712930841
Fax: 0214613015

Email
Dr. Whiteman: drnickywhiteman@gmail.com
Dr. Murray: leah@drleahmurray.co.za
Dr. Bradfield: info@brucebradfield.co.za
Reception: reception@thecapedoctors.com