DR DALENE BARNARD

Gynaecologist and Obstetrician • Ginekoloog en Verloskundige

Dr Dalene Barnard is an obstetrician and gynaecologist. She cares for pregnant women and looks after female health
related problems in women and girls of all ages.

WHO WE ARE:

Dr Dalene Barnard is ‘n gynaecologist and obstetrician. She has a practice at Kloof Mediclinic. She absolutely loves her job and has a passion for health of females from children to the most mature of women. She studied at the University of Cape Town and specialised in Obstetrics and Gynaecology at The University of Pretoria.

Dr Dalene enjoys the privilege of looking after both mother and her baby during pregnancy. She also has a passion for obstetric ultrasound. She believes that a vast majority of women can delivery vaginally and that a caesarean section is a safe alternative, but remains the second option, should normal delivery not be possible.
Dr Dalene also enjoys looking after women in general. She also focuses on cancer prevention, assisting women struggling to fall pregnant and urogynaecology.

She has two children of her own and loves the outdoors, family time and cooking.

DR. DALENE BARNARD

DR. DALENE BARNARD

MBChB, FCOG, MMed (O&G)

TEAM MEMBERS:

As a team we support each other and operate together like a well-oiled machine. We are an uplifting team and always ensure a calming environment.

SR LIZELLE WHEELER

Sr Lizelle has worked in the field of obstetrics and gynaecology for more than
10 years. She has vast experience in female health and ensures rapid response to any queries patients may have. She is loved by all and adds sympathy, expertise and excellence to the team. With empathy and trust she always takes the time to listen and give support to everyone.

SARAHLIE BOTHMA

Sarahlie is the front face of our practice. She leads the reception team and
manages all appointments, communication and administration. With her
kind hearted and friendly personality she always goes the extra mile to
accommodate patients wherever possible. She loves babysitting the new
born babies and has a special touch with our babies. She has been with the
practice for 6 years and is well known and loved by all.

EMMAH TEBOGO MOLEPO

Emmah is the administrative right hand. She is assisting to make our practice
paperless and keeping us up to date with technology’s demands. She has a
soft spot for all the babies delivered at our practice and love interaction with
patients. She always keeps the practice tidy and neat . She is well mannered
and friendly. Her 6 years with the practice proved to be very positive.

LINDA SHEPPARD

Linda does the accounting, billing and communication with medical aids.
She is tremendously knowledgeable about medical aids and assists patients
with authorisation queries, medical aid cover and queries. With her beautiful
and friendly smile, she does her work with perfection. During her 3 years at
the practice she managed to have a positive influence on everyone.

OUR SERVICES:

Obstetrics

  • Confirmation of pregnancy
  • All aspects of antenatal care
  • Twin pregnancies
  • Natural birth
  • Caesarean Section
  • Post partum care

Gynaecology

  • Well-woman Clinic
  • Abnormal bleeding
  • Menopause
  • Urinary complaints and pelvic organ prolapse
  • Infertility
  • Cervical cancer screening
  • Minor and major gynaecological surgery

Please call us to enquire about other services not listed above.

MEDICAL INFORMATION:

Good links to follow for accurate medical information:

In the age of information, too much can be a bad thing. Especially when it comes to “Dr Google”. If you are looking for health information it is good to use reputable sites. Try to avoid blogs and individual comments from people as they can easily give incorrect information and have been known to create unnecessary anxiety. Sites that can be recommended are:

www.uptodate.com Patient education
www.mayoclinic.org
https://medlineplus.gov/healthtopics.html
https://www.healthdirect.gov.au/womens-health
http://mysexualhealth.co.za/
http://www.healthywomen.co.za/menopause.aspx Menopause
http://www.healthywomen.co.za/uti.aspx Urinary Tract Infections
http://www.healthywomen.co.za/osteoporosis.aspx Osteoporosis
http://www.dryvagina.co.za/treatment-options.aspx Vaginal dryness after menopause
https://www.figo.org/covid-19-vaccination-pregnant-and-breastfeeding-women Covid 19 vaccination Pregnant and Breastfeeding
https://www.theguardian.com/society/2021/mar/28/shanna-swan-fertility-reproduction-count-down Most couples may have to use assisted reproduction by 2045

Should you have a mammogram? When in doubt follow this link and it will tell you what to do…
http://cancerscreening.eprognosis.org/

Prior to pregnancy:

 

Click on the pdf link to download the article:

EMERGENCIES:

1. Dr Dalene’s pregnant patients
If you are one of Dr Dalene’s pregnant patients and you have an emergency you can
a. Call the practice during office hours 012 367 4454
b. Call labour ward after hours (24-hour midwife on call for advice and will contact Dr Dalene when necessary) 012 367 4079
c. Come in to labour ward at any time you are worried

2. Dr Dalene’s surgery patients
If Dr Dalene performed surgery on you, please contact her for any problems, worries of questions. The care after any surgery is free and she wants to ensure you always recover well. Use the same numbers as for pregnant patients. Sr Lizelle or labour ward will contact Dr Dalene

3. If you are a patient of the practice and have a new problem, please contact the practice during office hours (012 367 4454) or come to Mediclinic Kloof casualty after hours

CONTACT US:

+27 (0)12 367 4454

+27 (0)12 367 4279

Kloof Mediclinic
Suite 117
Jochemus Street 511
Erasmuskloof Ext 3
Pretoria, 0181, South Africa

Emergency / After Hours: +27 (0)12 367 4079