Your First visit to the Gynecologist – Dr Novikova

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Your First visit to the Gynecologist

Your First visit to the Gynecologist

What to expect

Visiting a gynecologist is often a worrysome experience. We will do our best to make women feel relaxed during the visit.

The first visit takes about an hour, and a follow-up visit takes about 30 minutes. You are welcome to bring along a support person. You will be able to discuss your complains, any treatment you have received so far, your medical, gynaecological, surgical and obstetric history. We will do an examination and ultrasound. Other tests and investigations would depend on your diagnosis.
During the first visit a management plan will be made in close discussion with you, which may include further tests, a particular treatment or a surgical procedure. Surgery is performed at the Mediclinic in Cape Town.

Read “What’s The Big Deal About Seeing A Gynaecologist?” from Lovely Pretty.

With follow-up visits we will discuss results and any other new issues.

What to bring

  1. Registration Form – please download here, print and fill in the patients registration form and questionnaire before your consultation. If you are unable to do so before your visit please arrive 20 minutes early for your appointment
  2. Medical Aid Card
  3. Referral Letter and any relevant tests / investigations
  4. Payment for doctors visit – please be prepared to pay for your consultation at the time of the consultation. Please check the current fee with the receptionist by calling or e-mailing. We charge the same fee as other gynaecologists in the area. Please be aware that the fees are above the medical aid tarifs and that you are responsible for the full payment at the time of consultation. You will be able to claim a part of the fee from your medical aid.

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