Frequently Asked Questions

  • 1. Who is Dr Mothilal?

    Dr Shikar Mothilal is a well-known pulmonologist and speciality physician. Dr Mothilal has advanced training in general medicine, pulmonology (respiratory medicine), and critical care medicine. He is a pulmonologist with remarkable diagnostic and interventional skills.

  • 2. What is pulmonology?

    Pulmonology is a subspecialty of medicine that deals with the lungs in both good and bad health. The lungs are a vital organ in one's body, and Dr Mothilal has extensive experience treating them./p>

  • 3. When should you see Dr Mothilal?

    Dr Mothilal, as your physician, can assist you in diagnosing and screening a variety of conditions that affect the body. He has the expertise and experience to diagnose and treat many acute and chronic problems, from mental health and cognitive disorder examinations to infectious diseases such as tuberculosis and HIV and gastrointestinal conditions. Colds, fevers, high blood pressure, sinus infections, diabetes, and allergies are just a few of the symptoms that warrant a visit to the doctor. If your cough lasts longer than three weeks or gets severe, you should contact a pulmonologist.

  • 4. How do I prepare for an appointment with Dr Mothilal?

    Please provide the following ideally betore or at the time of consultation:

    • Proof of identification
    • Medical aid or billing information (if not on a medical aid)
    • Referral letter unless self referred or through a friend or family
    • Medical records or a history thereof if unavailable
    • Family member if collateral history will help
    • Any other relevant information that may help the consultation
  • 5. How do I book an appointment with Dr Mothilal?

    Contact reception via email or telephone. Alternatively, fill out our online contact form and we will get back to you

  • 6. Do I need a referral to see Dr Mothilal?

    Depending on your medical aid a referral letter may be needed.

  • 7. How much does a consultation cost?

    Costs are charged for the consultation, specialized in room tests that help diagnose or monitor your condition and additional admin fees. This is generally at medical aid rates but admin fees are levied at the initial consultation and thereafter where necessary for add on paperwork such as motivations, chronic forms, repeat prescriptions, etc

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Christiaan Barnard Memorial Hospital

Suite 1613, 16th floor, Netcare Christiaan Barnard Memorial Hospital, Cnr DF Malan Street and Rua Bartholemeu Dias Plain, Foreshore, Cape Town, 8001