About GP Dr Nicol Faasen in Hermanus, their passions, patient care, specialisations, contact details, plus: how to book a consultation right now

A patient listening ear who’s willing to understand who her patients truly are. Dr Nicol Faasen is a Stellenbosch University Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery qualified GP doctor in the Western Cape who practices in Hermanus and trough Udok online consultations.

Known as an encouraging and understanding doctor who sees her patients as human beings and wants to empower them to be their best selves, Dr Nicol Faasen attempts to treat each patient individually and holistically.

And the best part is that you can book an appointment with Dr Nicol Faasen from anywhere in South Africa, too.

Qualifications

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MBChB (University of Stellenbosch), BSc (University of Stellenbosch)

Additional Qualifications

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Diploma in Family Medicine (College of Medicine of South Africa)

Services Offered

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General practitioner services

ECGs

Pap smears

Small surgical procedures

Online/virtual General medical consultations, anywhere in South Africa.

Sick Notes if you need to be booked off

Digital Medical Records (access any time on your phone/device)

Pharmaceutical Prescriptions in minutes

Lab & Pathology Referrals in minutes

Referrals in minutes.

Special Interests

Empowering patients to live a healthy lifestyle and taking ownership of their journey to health

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Get to know me

"I am a general practitioner, graduated in 2012 from the University of Stellenbosch. I have a passion for primary healthcare and I've completed a post graduate diploma in Family medicine through Stellenbosch University.I attempt to treat patients in a holistic manner and can manage a wide variety of acute and chronic illnesses. I'm also passionate in empowering patients to live healthy lifestyles and take ownership of their journey to a healthy life."

What inspired you to pursue a career in medicine?

Being able to use the skills given to me to serve others.

What do you believe is the most rewarding aspect of being a doctor?

Seeing patients recover after being sick and earning the trust of a patient and/or their family

How would you describe your approach to patient care and communication?

Listening ear, patient to hear about their complaints and willing to step into their world.

How do you tailor your treatment plans to meet the unique needs of each patient?

Attempting to treat each individual holistically.

How do you make the healthcare experience more comfortable for patients who may have anxiety or fear related to medical visits?

Encouraging them to be themselves and helping them to relate to you as a fellow human being who is not perfect.

How do you stay up-to-date with the latest advancements in your field?

Reading up on interesting topics, continuous professional development, courses, learning from colleagues. 

What do you believe sets your practice apart from others in your area?

Putting patients first and walking the extra mile to serve patients.

What's your philosophy on preventive care, and how do you work with patients to achieve it?

Patients should understand the importance of preventative care and the long-term implications of putting in the effort now.

Apart from your profession, what hobbies or interests do you pursue?

Outdoor sports, mountain biking, hiking, spending time with the family.

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Have Additional Questions?

Arundel Medical Centre, 20 Arundel Street, Hermanus

0280070274