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What conditions does an ENT specialist treat?

If you are experiencing an ear, nose or throat condition, you may be referred to an ENT specialist.

Treating children and adults, ENT specialists help their patients to reduce pain and improve hearing, smell, breathing, verbal communication and swallowing. ENT’s complete extensive medical training and work in private practice, major medical clinics, and hospitals.

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How to choose the best medical specialist for you

Private health insurance in Australia allows patients to select the medical specialist or surgeon they want to visit. This flexibility ensures you remain in control of your health, but how do you know which specialist is right for you? What questions should you ask to find out?

How much does it cost to visit a Specialist?

How much does it cost to visit a Specialist?

According to Medicare data, to visit a specialist outside of a hospital in 2017-18, Australians paid an average of $80 out-of-pocket.While this average provides a good indication, the cost of visiting a specialist varies; influenced by the type of specialist, procedures and tests conducted, the specialist’s status on Medicare, and the patient’s insurance.

Difference Between a Gynaecologist and an Obstetrician?

What’s the Difference Between a Gynaecologist and an Obstetrician?

Many women think of OB/GYN as a single specialist they can visit for their health and pregnancy needs. While they are both highly specialised doctors treating women’s reproductive health needs, obstetricians and gynaecologists are separate practitioners and have different roles in the medical field.

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Your Guide to a Neurologist Referral

If you are experiencing muscle weakness, dizziness, seizures, memory loss or severe nerve pain, your GP may refer you to a neurologist for further investigation and treatment.

While neurologists do not perform surgery, they can help their patients to diagnose and manage a range of neurological conditions including Parkinson’s, MS, seizures, and strokes

Common injuries an Orthopaedic Surgeon can treat in Sydney

Common injuries an Orthopaedic Surgeon can treat

Orthopaedic surgeons specialise in the diagnosis, treatment, prevention and rehabilitation of musculoskeletal injuries and diseases. The musculoskeletal system includes muscles, bones, joints, ligaments, tendons and nerves. They use surgical and non-surgical treatments and treat people of all ages.

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Keto Diet Explained

Ketosis is a backup mechanism for the body to survive in periods of food shortage. Keto diets cause an initial rapid water weight loss as glycogen stores in the liver and muscles become depleted. When there are no glycogen stores left and no further carbs from the diet almost all the body’s energy needs come from fat.

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Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy

Laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy is a restrictive procedure that is performed via 5 small key-hole incisions on your upper abdomen. During the procedure 70-80% of the stomach is removed leaving a new small tube-shaped stomach that has the capacity of approximately half a cup or 125mls.

Why do I need a referral to see the Specialist

Why do Specialists and Doctors require a referral?

Visiting your General Practitioner to get a medical referral letter is common practice before seeing a specialist. It is a vital step that ensures your eligibility for a Medicare rebate and connects your specialist and GP to ensure you are surrounded by an expert medical team.

What is a Medical Referral Letter in Sydney

What is a medical referral letter?

Your local GP is often the first point of call when seeking medical advice. While they provide a comprehensive range of healthcare services, they are trained to identify when their patients require specialised diagnosis or treatment. Your General Practitioner may refer you to a specialist to seek further medical care.

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