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The consulting rooms have advanced medical diagnostic and computer equipment to ensure a comprehensive and in-depth medical review.

In these rooms, Dr. Schlapobersky attends to a broad spectrum of medical conditions from diabetes, hypertension and heart disease, all the way through to more complex and challenging medical issues.

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The consulting rooms are located in the heart of Cape Town’s CBD. The 15th floor offers a view of the city center, Devil’s Peak, and Table Mountain. The rooms have advanced medical diagnostic and computer equipment to ensure a comprehensive and in-depth medical review. In these rooms, Dr. Schlapobersky attends to a broad spectrum of medical conditions from diabetes, hypertension and heart disease, all the way through to more complex and challenging medical issues. In addition, the office provides a General Medical Review in the form of the Executive Medical Checkup. For the Hospital portion of his work, Dr. Schlapobersky specialises in Critical/Intensive care and provides comprehensive medical support in this challenging environment. He is an expert in noninvasive haemodynamic monitoring and in the use of transthoracic and transoesophageal echocardiography in the management of critically ill patients.

The Intensive Care Units at Chris Barnard Hospital have the latest in monitoring and therapeutic equipment including state of the art ventilators, renal replacement therapy, and full angiogram facilities.Chris Barnard Hospital is the only hospital in SA to provide Left Ventricular Assist Device (LVAD) therapy by Dr Willie Koen, cardiothoracic surgeon.  Dr Schlapobersky has completed a diploma in Extracaporeal life support and together with Dr Koen provides Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation (ECMO) and other such care.  The ICU nursing staff are experienced and capable of handling the most complex cases. Chris Barnard Hospital is one of the only hospitals in South Africa to have a Berlin Heart Program for end-stage cardiac disease provides an ECMO (Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation) and CO2 removal service for our sickest ICU patients. Together, with other world class practitioners, Dr. Schlapobersky, Sr Mila and Chris Barnard Hosptial offers the best of medical care in the heart of the Mother City.