Christelle van Staden

PA | Secretary

Christelle has been with the practice since 2010. She is the first point of contact for anyone contacting the practice and is always warm and sympathetic towards the patients. She also makes the difficult task of co-ordinating the patients and the members of the practice seem easy while also taking care of the general administration.


Mila Kondziolka

Nurse Practitioner

Sister Mila qualified as a nurse in Poland in 1996 after which she worked and specialised in ICU nursing. She then came to South Africa and worked in the ICU with both adult and paediatric patients. As a Nurse Practitioner she is an advanced practice registered nurse who is both highly qualified and experienced.

She joined the practice in 2011 and has proved to be an asset in assisting Dr Schlapobersky with the management of the hospitalised patients.

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Charmaine Peters

Practice Manager | Accounts | Credit Control | Chronic Applications

Charmaine has been with the practice since it’s inception and has proved to be an anchoring force in the very busy practice. She manages multiple aspects of the practice and ensures that things run smoothly and efficiently. She does so with charm and grace and remains a key component in the practice.

Suzanne Sutton

Suzanne Sutton

Clinical Administration

Suzanne recently joined the practice but worked in the medical admin arena for a number of years prior to this. She really enjoys all the exposure to medicine her role affords as well as the interaction with the patients. Most importantly of all though she feels it’s great to be part of a highly functional, friendly team who take pride in the quality of care that is given to everyone in our care.


Helena van Deventer

Cardiac Technologist

Helena trained in Bloemfontein following which she worked in paediatric cardiology at Universitas Hospital in Bloemfontein and then for a cardiologist/electrophysiologist at Christiaan Barnard Memorial Hospital, in Cape Town, while also doing cardiac ultrasounds (echocardiography) for Dr Schlapobersky for the past five years. She has now joined the team full-time and will assist Dr Schlapobersky with his clinical investigations. She is already a valuable member of the DRNS team.