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Flora Clinic Neurologist

Dr D Manoussakis – Neurologist
Address: SthBlk Flora Clinic, William Nicol Dve, Floracliffe, Gauteng, 1710, South Africa, City of Roodepoort
Post Office box: 1087, Auckland Park, Johannesburg, 2006
Phone number: 011 470 7971

Flora Clinic Neurologist

Neurology (from Greek: νεῦρον (neûron), “string, nerve” and the suffix -logia, “study of”) is a branch of medicine dealing with disorders of the nervous system. Neurology deals with the diagnosis and treatment of all categories of conditions and disease involving the central and peripheral nervous systems (and their subdivisions, the autonomic and somatic nervous systems), including their coverings, blood vessels, and all effector tissue, such as muscle. Neurological practice relies heavily on the field of neuroscience, the scientific study of the nervous system.

A neurologist is a physician specializing in neurology and trained to investigate, or diagnose and treat neurological disorders. Neurologists may also be involved in clinical research, clinical trials, and basic or translational research. While neurology is a nonsurgical specialty, its corresponding surgical specialty is neurosurgery.

Significant overlap occurs between the fields of neurology and psychiatry, with the boundary between the two disciplines and the conditions they treat being somewhat nebulous.

Flora Clinic Neurologist – During a neurological examination, the neurologist reviews the patient’s health history with special attention to the current condition. The patient then takes a neurological exam. Typically, the exam tests mental status, function of the cranial nerves (including vision), strength, coordination, reflexes, and sensation. This information helps the neurologist determine whether the problem exists in the nervous system and the clinical localization. Localization of the pathology is the key process by which neurologists develop their differential diagnosis. Further tests may be needed to confirm a diagnosis and ultimately guide therapy and appropriate management.

Neurologists examine patients who are referred to them by other physicians in both the inpatient and outpatient settings. Neurologists begin their interactions with patients by taking a comprehensive medical history, and then performing a physical examination focusing on evaluating the nervous system. Components of the neurological examination include assessment of the patient’s cognitive function, cranial nerves, motor strength, sensation, reflexes, coordination, and gait.

Flora Clinic Neurologist – In some instances, neurologists may order additional diagnostic tests as part of the evaluation. Commonly employed tests in neurology include imaging studies such as computed axial tomography (CAT) scans, magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), and ultrasound of major blood vessels of the head and neck. Neurophysiologic studies, including electroencephalography (EEG), needle electromyography (EMG), nerve conduction studies (NCSs) and evoked potentials are also commonly ordered. Neurologists frequently perform lumbar punctures to assess characteristics of a patient’s cerebrospinal fluid. Advances in genetic testing have made genetic testing an important tool in the classification of inherited neuromuscular disease and diagnosis of many other neurogenetic diseases. The role of genetic influences on the development of acquired neurologic diseases is an active area of research.

Wikipedia

Dr Prakash Kathan

MBBCh (Wits), DA (SA), FC Neurol (SA)

Dr. Prakash Kathan is a Neurologist at the Wits Donald Gordon Medical Centre in Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa.
Dr. Kathan has extensive experience working in some of Africa’s busiest public hospitals.
Dr. Kathan graduated from Wits University with a medical degree in 2005.
He finished his internship and community service, then worked in anesthesiology for a while, earning a diploma in the field (CMSA).
He then opted to pursue a career in Neurology since he was fascinated by the human brain and nervous system and found the examination and treatment of neurological problems to be rewarding.
Dr Kathan graduated as a Fellow of Neurology with the College of Medicine South Africa in 2013, after 13 years of undergraduate education and clinical neurology training in collaboration with Wits University (CMSA).
Soon after, he enrolled with the Health Professional Council of South Africa as a specialist neurologist.
Dr. Kathan was contacted by the WDGMC to join their team of experts and sub-specialists after directing the care of all Neurology patients at Helen Joseph Hospital in 2014.
While Dr. Kathan spends a lot of time consulting and performing Electroencephalography (EEG), he also performs Electrodiagnostic Studies (Nerve conduction studies and Electromyography) and treats headaches.
In both the inpatient and outpatient settings, Dr. Kathan evaluates patients who have been referred to him.
Depending on the neurological issue, Dr. Kathan’s therapy choices differ.
He completed the VIREPA (Virtual Epilepsy Academy) basic course offered by the International League Against Epilepsy (ILAE) in 2017 and the EEG online course offered by the Neurological Association of South Africa, the World Federation of Neurology, and the University of Cape Town in 2018.

Clinical Insight

Non-Epileptiform Seizures, as well as Epilepsy Headaches / Migraines Seizures

Procedures

Video EEG Nerve Conduction Studies Electroencephalography (EEG) (NCS)

Botulinum Toxin (Botox) Injections For Dystonia Electromyography (EMG) Occipital And Sphenopalatine Nerve Blocks For Headaches

Discipline

Neurologist

Location
18 Eton Road
Gate 3/4
0114821243 0113566589
pspkathan@gmail.com

Life Flora Hospital

The state-of-the-art hybrid theatre of this huge 322-bed hospital in Florida, Johannesburg, is recognized for vascular, cardiothoracic, and cardiology surgery.
The theatre is equipped to perform vascular and cardiac surgery on high-risk patients and those with structural heart disease, and patients have access to a fully integrated cardiac unit.
Other treatments are performed in the hospital’s 10 operating rooms, which also feature an intensive-care unit, a 22-bed paediatric facility, a neonatal intensive-care unit, and a radiology section with advanced diagnostic equipment.
The first-class team of health experts at this world-class hospital is dedicated to providing high-quality treatment and outstanding care to its patients and their families.
Hospital staff are able to provide outstanding healthcare and embrace the ideals of empathy, integrity, excellence, and empowerment as a result of their continual quality training.

Bets.vanaarde@lifehealthcare.co.za Emergency 086 012 3367 Telephone 011 470 7777 Email bets.vanaarde@lifehealthcare.co.za

GPS -26.144878 : 27.919528 Physical address William Nicol Drive, Floracliffe, Florida, 1709

Jacques de Klerk, the hospital’s manager

Hours of operation

According to current lockdown regulations, all visitation hours stated below have been evaluated.
For the most up-to-date information, please contact the hospital directly.

Contact the hospital directly for visitor exceptions around the neonatal ICU and paediatric wards, or click here for additional information.

Wards

15:30 – 16:30

19:00 – 20:30

ICU

15:30 – 16:30

Maternity

15:30 – 16:30

19:00 – 20:30

Please contact our advanced Life Support unit if you require immediate medical assistance.

Medical services can be reached at 0860 123 367.

Anaesthesiology

Cardiology

Cardiothoracic surgery is a type of surgery that involves the heart and lungs.

Dermatology

ENT (Ear, Nose, and Throat) surgery

Gastroenterology

Surgical procedures in general

Obstetrics and Gynaecology

Renal Dialysis Unit / Internal Medicine

Neurology

Neurosurgery

Oncology

Opthalmology

Orthopaedic surgery is a type of surgery that deals with the bones and joints

Paediatrics

Pathology

Reconstructive and plastic surgery

Radiology

Urology

Vascular surgery is a type of surgery that involves the removal

Added-value services

OPD Physiotherapy

Doctors specializing in audiology and speech therapy

011 758 6550 Listen Hear Audiology

Dr. Jaco Botha 011 470 7974 is a cardiothoracic surgeon.

011 675 1806 Dr. Nic Nicolaou

Dr. Anthony Becker, Cardiologist 011 758 6555

011 475 7654 Dr. Christian Conradie

011 758 6570 Dr. David Marks

Dr. Ferande Peters can be reached at 011 758 6589.

Dr. Robin Tager can be reached at 011 758 6540 or 011 470 7844.

011 758 6474 Dr. Kevin Ho

Dr Amanda Huyssteen, clinical dietitian, 011 470 7775

011 470 7775 Dr. Anette Prinsloo

Neurophysiologist in clinical practice

011 470 7775 Dr. Willem Nel

Dr. Irshad Essack, Dermatologist 011 475 8046

Dr. Michael Musk can be reached at 011 470 7775.

011 470 7775 Dr. Ayanda Motau

Dr. Ismail Patel 011 470 7997 Ear, Nose, and Throat Surgeon

011 670 3400 Dr. Imraan Variava

Endocrinologist

Dr. Z. Dire can be reached at 011 470 7775 or 060 319 3858.

Dr. Rashid Issacs, gastroenterologist(s) 011 758 6590

011 675 2626 /1223 Dr. Paul Dempsey

010 110 0229 Dr. Joshua Sibanda

011 470 7775 (Colorectal surgeon Veneshree Naidoo)

Dr Akos Kiss 011 475 0129 Dr Andre Baars 011 475 6885 Dr George Huysamen 011 679 4949 Dr Gideon van Wyk 011 470 7736 Dr Maciej Pawlak 011 7586 566 Dr Gideon van Wyk 011 470 7736

Dr Anushka Lekha 011 470 7775 Dr Danellus van der Watt 011 475 8725 Dr Boitumelo Molamu 011470 7929 Gynaecologist(s) Dr Mohammad Hameed 011 470 7775

011 75 8 6565 Dr. Emmanuel Opai-Tetteh

011 470 7775 Dr. Eularnia Bok-McMinn

011 679 2678 Dr. Hasina Salli

011 475 1316 Dr. Hendrik Du Plessis

011 470 7949 Dr. Munovar Gaffoor

Surgeon specializing in hepatobiliary surgery

Intensivist Dr. Zain Ally (011) 470 7775

011 758 6451 Dr. John Tilley

A maxillofacial surgeon is a doctor who specializes in the face and mouth

011 470 7956 Dr. John Elakhe

Nephrologist

011 758 6588 Dr. Blaine Bloy

Neurologist

011 470 7971 Dr. Dimitri Manoussakis

Dr. Kerena Gengan can be reached at 011 470 7775.

Dr. Dinesh Naidoo, Neurosurgeon 011 470 7775

011 758 6470 Dr. Jacques Scheltema

011 758 6500 Dr. Savvas Thomaides

Dr. Bernard Donde, oncologist(s) 011 991 3500

011 991 3500 Dr. Daleen Geldenhuys

011 991 3500 Dr. Gary McMichael

011 991 3500 Dr. Ingo de Muelenaere

Dr. Nirasha Chiranjan can be reached at 011 991 3500.

Shabbir Hussain, an ophthalmologist, can be reached at 011 470 7775.

Dr. Fred Ukunda 011 758 6352 is an orthopaedic specialist.

011 758 6466 Dr. Neil Mouton

Dr. Loekie Venter can be reached at 011 475 9830.

011 470 7860/5 Dr. Coenie Pretorius

Dr Azwitamisi Tshigabe 011 758 6560 Dr Marc Kitoko 011 470 7960 Dr Heinrich Koekemoer 011 758 6548 Paediatrician(s) Dr Blaine Bloy 011 758 6588 Dr Rashid Isaacs 011 758 6590 Dr Joshua Sibanda 010 110 0229 Physician(s) Dr Blaine Bloy 011 758 6588 Dr Rashid Isaacs 011 758 6590 Dr Joshua Sibanda 010 110

011 679 3128 Dr. Brian Sloane

Dr. Z Dire is a plastic surgeon who may be reached at 011 470 7775.

011 7586 490 Dr. Anton Brewis

Dr. Chane Magnus, Psychiatrist 011 470 7775

Dr. Caren van Wyk can be reached at 011 679 4095.

Radiologist Van Rensburg & Partners 011 475 1364 Dr Clementine Chawane 011 476 6410

Surgeon specializing in trauma

Dr. Rachel Isakov can be reached at 011 470 7775.

Dr. Solomon Mulira 011 470 7775 Dr. Colin Martheze 011 758 6469 Dr. George Bell 011 470 7966 Urologist(s)

011 758 6407 Dr. Steven Kamba

Surgeon specializing in vascular surgery

Prof. Jay Pillai can be reached at 011 470 7993.

Manager of a hospital

Jacques de Klerk is a South African politician.

Physical address

William Nicol Drive
Floracliffe
Florida
1709

Postal address

PO Box 5116
Weltevreden Park
1715

Telephone

011 470 7777

Fax

011 470 7817

Email

bets.vanaarde@lifehealthcare.co.za

Map

Life Flora Hospital

For emergency medical assistance please contact our advanced Life Support unit

011 470 7744

Accident and Emergency Unit

011 470 7720

FAQ

Where can I find out more about the Life Healthcare South Africa website?

Telephone Email bets.vanaarde@lifehealthcare.co.za Physical address William Nicol Drive, Floracliffe, Florida, 1709

What is the hospital?

This large 322-bed hospital in Florida, Johannesburg, is renowned for its state-of-the art hybrid theatre that is used for vascular, cardiothoracic and cardiology surgeries.

What are the facilities at The Hospital of St. John’s?

Other procedures are also done in the 10 theatres at the hospital, and the facilities include an intensive-care unit, a 22-bed paediatric unit, a neonatal ICU and a radiology unit with sophisticated diagnostic equipment.

What is the hospital’s mission?

Within this world class hospital, the first-class team of health professionals is focused on providing high-quality treatment and excellent care to its patients and their families.

Flora Clinic ICU Visiting Hours

A review of Life Healthcare

Worst Customer Service I’ve Ever Had

On Sunday at 19:30, my wife Mochekwane Pula and I went to Flora Clinic; the nurse assigned us to the doctor, and we waited and waited till we complained about the terrible service.
On Monday morning, at 1:30 a.m., the doctor arrived to see my wife.
He did a blood test and concluded that my wife had a blood infection and that she should stay for additional treatment.
I persuaded my wife to stay and be treated, and she was referred to Doctor Tilly, who arrived and advised my wife to go for scanning and, if the results were negative, she would be permitted to go home on Tuesday.
My wife sat and waited for the results, which arrived around 16:00 on Tuesday, and were negative.
Doctor Tilly then informed my wife that his work was completed, but that he would recommend her to another doctor named Dr Manoussakis, who would arrive at 19:00 for a final check-up and present her with a medical note.
My wife and I waited for Dr. Manoussakis until 21:30, when we asked a nurse how far away he was, and she indicated he had already left the building.
We contacted a nurse named Dr Manoussakis for advice as we needed to go; Dr Manoussakis told we could leave but that we could contact him as an external client for a check-up and medical note.
That’s when the frustration set in because if we contacted him as an external customer, he would charge my wife a consultation fee, so we chose to contact Sister Coombs, who eventually led us to a Trauma Doctor only to give us a medical note and that was the end of it.
When we returned home, my wife was not given any medication.
Doctors, in my opinion, no longer care about their patients and are only concerned with making money.
ME AND MY WIFE ARE SO DISAPPOINTED WITH THE SERVICE AT FLORA CLINIC THAT WE WILL NEVER GO THERE AGAIN OR RECOMMEND IT TO ANYONE.
WE HAVE NEVER RECEIVED WORSE SERVICE FROM A PRIVATE CLINIC OR HOSPITAL.
WE BEGGING YOU, HELLOPETER, TO INTERVENE AND ASSIST WITH THIS ESCALATION.

Regards,
George Molongwana
********** 822

Flora Clinic Neurologist