Dr Birgit Schlegel

Dr Birgit Schlegel is a Paediatrician with a sub-specialty qualification in Paediatric Neurology.   She has been practising in private practice at Constantiaberg Medi-Clinic since 1998.   She also works as a Sessional Consultant in the Neurology Clinic at Red Cross Children's Hospital.   She has established the only dedicated Tuberous Sclerosis Clinic in South Africa at the Red Cross Children's Hospital.  

 

Dr Schlegel’s special areas of interest include all aspects of child neurology but particularly epilepsy and Tuberous Sclerosis.

 

Other special areas of interest include childhood autism and Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder and associated learning and behavioural difficulties.

 

Dr Schlegel also has a special interest in childhood development and is a certified user of the Griffiths Developmental Scales Assessment. 

 

Dr Schlegel has served on the Board of Epilepsy South Africa.   She is an advisory member for a long-established and well-known Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder Support Group in Hout Bay.   She is a founder member of a quarterly autism practitioners network meeting.

 

Dr Schlegel is regularly involved in continuous medical education presentations on the topics of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, childhood development and autism.   

 

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Yolande | Reply 13.10.2019 08.23

Dr Schlegel My son is 6years old and has been in OT for three years and recently had a course (20 sessions) of neurofeedback. He finds it hard to be still.

sam | Reply 24.09.2019 08.22

Thanks For Spreading Knowledge about health

Rudy Cupido | Reply 08.07.2019 12.20

In urgent need of help..

edjiedjiejdijeddjjej | Reply 11.01.2019 22.22

sucks

Chadidat | Reply 04.01.2019 08.26

I'm Mozambican my kid's 5years old. Don't talk but used to and suddenly stop.Hyperactive,yelling & aggressive in crises,sleepless.No damage in his brain

Fastudo Da Costa | Reply 23.11.2018 11.51

Iam Angolan.
My Sun had autism and heperativity .
Please, could you tell me what type of exam he need be submitted and estimate cost .

I will visit you

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22.01 | 05:27

I grew up in CPT, now living in USA and will be visiting parents in March with my 10yr son who has Leigh syndrome. Need to have local doc in case of emergency.

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27.11 | 17:19

Dr Schlegel says that you may see her or a psychiatrist - whoever is the most convenient for you to consult.
Please cal 021 7614967 for any further info

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26.11 | 08:06

Dear Dr Schlegel, I have an 8-year old low-spectrum Autistic grandchild with behavioral problems,mainstream school. should she see you or a paed.psychiatrist?

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13.10 | 08:23

Dr Schlegel My son is 6years old and has been in OT for three years and recently had a course (20 sessions) of neurofeedback. He finds it hard to be still.

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