GP- DR MERYL LAMBSON

Dr Lambson is a family physician that has been in private practice for 20 years. She treats patients of all ages. Walk ins are welcome.

Appointment schedules:

Mon, Tues and Thursdays: 08:30- 13:00

                                                14:00- 17:30

Wednesdays and Fridays- by arrangement only.

To make a booking call us on:

Tel: 010 591 2223

Cell: 082 859 0734

GP- DR CLAIRE GODWIN

Dr. Claire Godwin graduated with a Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery at the University of Cape Town. She then returned to Johannesburg to complete her internship at Chris Hani Baragwanath Hospital.

 

The next challenge was Leratong Hospital where she stayed on after community service in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology. It was during this time that she developed her passion for women's health and completed her post graduate diploma in obstetrics.

 

Following this she moved into general practice to pursue her dream of providing quality health care to her patients as well as to bridge the gap between general practice and gynaecology. It was with this is mind she co-founded Drs. Castelyn & Godwin.

Tel: 010 591 2223

DR CLAIRE CASTELYN - GENERAL PRACTITIONER (SPECIAL INTEREST IN PAEDIATRICS)

Dr Castelyn graduated as a doctor from the University of Cape Town in 2012 with a distinction in MBChB. She went on to complete an internship at Chris Hani Baragwanath Hospital and community service at Leratong Hospital, where  she was in the Paediatrics Department.

Since then, she has further qualified with a post graduate diploma in Child Health (DCH) from the College of Paediatrics of South Africa in 2016. She then headed off to work on-board cruise ships – Harmony of the Seas (the largest cruise liner in the world) & Celebrity Solstice – as the ships’ doctor.

Her passion for South Africa, helping others and love of medicine now has her back in the community where she has opened her own practice - Drs. Castelyn & Godwin. She also works at emergency rooms and assists with surgeries at hospitals around Johannesburg.

 Additional certificates and qualifications:

-          Basic Life Support

-          Advanced Trauma Life Support

-         Advanced Medical Life Support

-          Advanced Neonatal Life Support

-          Advanced Cardiac Life Support

-          Botox and  Fillers

Tel: 010 591 2223

DR MEGAN SNYMAN

Dr Megan Snyman graduated from Stellenbosch University with a Bsc in Sports Science, and then went on to complete her MBBch at the University of Witwatersrand in 2010.

She has been practicing as a GP for over 5 years now, with a special interrest in sports and nutrition. However she loves the scope of general practice which focuses not only on health, but also on the dynamics and wellbeing of whole families.

Tel: 010 591 2223

DENTIST- DR NADINE BEHARI

Dr Nadine Behari graduated with a Bachelor of Dental Science (BDS) degree from University of Witwatersrand Dental School in 2003. She completed a year of community service in the Eastern Cape before embarking upon work in the private dental sector. She worked in association with a prosthodontist for 12 years before joining the family at Premier Health Centre. Dr Nadine Behari is registered with the Health Professions Council of South Africa (HPCSA), the South African Dental Association (SADA) and the Paedodontic Society of South Africa  

Some of the dental services offered are:

  • Restorative treatment – Fillings, Implants

  • Bleaching/Teeth whitening

  • Crowns and bridges

  • Cleaning and polishing

  • Instructions in oral hygiene (dental hygiene)

  • Root canal treatment

  • Routine check-ups and dental X-Rays

  • Paediatric dentistry   

  • Extractions

  • Dental emergencies, which include:

    • Broken teeth or fillings

    • Broken dentures

    • Loose crowns or bridges

    • Tooth aches

    • Painful abscesses

Email: nadine.behari@vodamail.co.za

Tel: 010 591 2223

Cell: 082 839 4503

DR ESSACK- DERMATOLOGIST

Dr Essack was born in Johannesburg and lived most of his life in Durban.

He completed his undergraduate medical degree (M.B.Ch.B.) at the University of Natal Medical School (now known as the Nelson R. Mandela School of Medicine - University of Kwa-Zulu Natal) in Durban in 1998.

He completed his internship at King Edward VIII Hospital in Durban in 1999.

In 2000, he spent a year doing Community Service at R.K. Khan Hospital in Durban. During this time, he obtained experience in trauma and emergencies, general family medicine and paediatrics.

The following year, he continued at King Edward VIII Hospital, spending time in the paediatric speciality units for gastroenterology, haematology, endocrinology, neonatology and ICU.

He then obtained experience in internal medicine at Prince Mshiyeni Memorial Hospital in Durban.

In 2003, he joined the Department of Dermatology as a Medical Officer at Inkosi Albert Luthuli Central Hospital in Durban.

The following year, he began post graduate studies at the Department of Dermatology at the Nelson R. Mandela School of Medicine.

In 2006, he obtained a Fellowship of the College of Dermatologists of South Africa (F.C.Derm (S.A.)). After spending more than a year as an acting consultant, he continued for a further year as a consultant with responsibilities including teaching undergraduate and postgraduate dermatology.

He moved to Johannesburg in 2009 for family reasons, where he started private practice. He has interest in skin cancers and their treatments, dermatological surgery, HIV dermatology and general medical dermatology.

 

Dr Essack is called upon regularly to lecture at dermatology workshops and symposia and continues to be involved in the teaching of dermatology to other practitioners. In addition, he writes regularly for print publications including hospital and heath magazines and has been featured on numerous broadcasts including radio and television, and uses these platforms to educate the public. 

He is also a member of the Dermatological Society of South Africa, the South African Society for Dermatologic Surgery and is a supporter of the Skin Cancer Foundation of South Africa.

BOOKINGS CAN BE MADE FOR DR ESSACK ON: 011 475 8046

PSYCHOLOGIST- COLINDA

Dr Colinda Linde (M.A. Clin. Psych. Cum Laude; D. Litt et Phil.)

Clinical Psychologist: Dr. Colinda Linde is a clinical psychologist specialising in CBT with adults. She graduated (cum laude) in 1992. In practise since 1993, Colinda has received additional CBT training in the US as well as attended several international congresses to further her skills. Her areas of interest include the anxiety disorders (panic, social anxiety), sleep, stress & burnout, work-life balance, and mindfulness. Colinda is a frequent expert guest in written media and on radio and television. She is Chairperson of SADAG’s Advisory Board. She regularly trains and mentors colleagues in CBT, and has created a self-help CBT website  www.thoughtsfirst.com. For further information about Colinda, please visit her personal website: www.colindalinde.com

Tel: 010 591 2223

PSYCHOLOGIST- TYRONE

Tyrone Edgar (M.A. Clin. Psych. Cum Laude)

Clinical Psychologist Tyrone Edgar is a clinical psychologist specialising in CBT for teens and young adults. He graduated (cum laude) from the University of the Witwatersrand in 2011 and completed his internship and community service in the psychiatric units at Chris Hani Baragwanath Academic Hospital (CHBAH). He now works full time in private practice alongside other CBT specialists. Tyrone has undergone CBT training via the ‘Unified Protocol Institute’ at the Centre for Anxiety and Related Disorders (CARD), Boston University, USA.  Tyrone utilizes CBT in a group our individual contexts to help his patients learn new ways of responding to uncomfortable emotions that often underlie emotional conditions, such as anxiety and depression. For more information on Tyrone Edgar, please visit his personal website: www.cbtrsa.com

Tel: 010 591 2223

PSYCHOLOGIST- SHAI

Shai Friedland (MA Clin. Psych. Cum Laude. UNISA)

Shai Friedland is a clinical psychologist working from a cognitive behavioural perspective. He graduated (cum laude) from the University of South Africa (UNISA) and completed both his internship and community service at Sterkfontein Hospital. He now works full-time in private practice alongside other specialist CBT therapists. Shai utilizes CBT in both an individual and group context. He works mainly with adults and older teens, however, sees children, teens and adults with Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD). His areas of specialty and interest include Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD), Anxiety Disorders, Trichotillomania (Hair Pulling Disorder), Excoriation (Skin-Picking) Disorder, Weight Loss Management, and Sports Psychology. Shai has undergone and continues to obtain CBT training online from the Beck Institute. He has also attended the WCBCT (World Congress of Behavioural and Cognitive Therapies) in Boston and has attended the EABCT (European Association of Behavioural and Cognitive Therapies) in Jerusalem. 

Tel: 010 591 2223

PSYCHOLOGIST- CANDICE

Candice Cowen (B.A Child and Family Psych (UJ) B.A. Hons Psych (UJ) M.A. Clin Psych (UNISA))

Clinical Psychologist :Candice Cowen is a Clinical Psychologist working from a Cognitive Behaviour framework. She has a special interest in working with children and their families. Her approach when working therapeutically is systemically collaborative, which means she works with both the child and their parents. Her approach is solution focused and skills based. Candice firmly believes that children and their families become empowered once they develop the necessary insight and skills to identify and regulate their emotions. This insight contributes to children becoming better problem solvers and even more resilient when facing inevitable difficulties as they grow up. As a younger therapist, Candice uses the relevancy of her experience and developmental knowledge to apply theory and techniques that are applicable to the youth and their families in today’s times. For further information please visit her personal website at www.candicecowen.co.za

Tel: 010 591 2223

OPHTHALMOLOGIST - DR JENNY LAITHWAITE

Dr Laithwaite is an ophthalmologist who has been in practice for over 12 years.  She performs eye surgery including cataract surgery and squint procedures.  She treats other conditions of the eye from infections and childhood visual problems to macular degeneration and uveitis. 

Dr Laithwaite charges medical aid rates.

 

For bookings and further information:

Call 010 591 2223

Or visit the website: http://vitalsightinc.com

OCCUPATIONAL THERAPIST- JACQUI

Jacqui Edgar (BOcc Ther (UP) 2011 (Cum Laude), Licensed Adult and Adolescent Sensory Intelligence Practitioner)

Jacqui Edgar is an Occupational Therapist (OT) specializing in the assessment and treatment of adolescents and adults with psychiatric conditions. She assists theCBTgroup with vocational, sensory and functional assessment and therapy, geared towards improving functioning in work, studies and lifestyle management. Graduating Cum Laude from the University of Pretoria in 2011, Jacqui worked at Chris Hani Baragwanath Academic Hospital (CHBAH) for three years where she was awarded the CHBAH’s OT of the Year Award in 2013. She has trained and supervised occupational therapy students and is an executive committee member of Psychiatric OT’s (POTS). As a licensed Adult and Adolescent Sensory Intelligence practitioner for Sensory Intelligence Consulting, Jacqui assists individuals who experience difficulties processing sensory information (auditory, tactile, movement, smell, taste, visual) to manage these difficulties and to improve their ability to cope in work, home and school environments.

Tel: 010 591 2223

OCCUPATIONAL THERAPIST- JEANE

Tel: 010 591 2223

PSYCHIATRIST- DR CARINA MARSAY

Dr Carina Marsay, is a mother of 2 children and a specialist psychiatrist with experience in treating anxiety and depression other mental health disorders. She has a interest in perinatal psychiatry and is a member of the International Marce Society, an organisation dedicated to perinatal mental health. Dr Marsay is currently registered for a PhD at the University of Witwatersrand; and is a joint-appointee in the Department of Psychiatry at Wits.

Tel: 010 591 2223

DIETICIAN- ESTEE VAN LINGEN

Estée graduated with a Bsc in Dietetics at Northwest University (Potch Campus). Her Community service then followed at Tambo Memorial Hospital in Boksburg.

 

She then worked in corporate setting in the Food service industry for a few years after which she started her Private Practise to pursue her dream of educating her clients and make healthy eating easy, affordable and enjoyable.

 

She also completed the following after her studies:

  • CPR course

  • Diploma in Sports Nutrition

  • Advanced Diploma in Sports Nutrition

 

She loves working with other Healthcare professionals and treats each client as an individual as no person is the same.

 

She has a passion for Sports Nutrition and family healthy eating but she also covers a wide variety of conditions ranging from: weight loss, Diabetes/ insulin-resistance, High cholesterol, High blood pressure, weight loss in children, nutrient deficiencies, Gastro-intestinal disorders (eg IBS, constipation, bloating) etc.

 

 

Registered with the HPCSA, ADSA, Discovery Vitality Network as well as Eat for Life

For more info visit her website: http://esteevl9.wixsite.com/esteevldietitian or Facebook page: Estee van Lingen Dietitian

Email: esteevl9@gmail.com

Cell phone number: 082 555 2762

Tel: 010 591 2223

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