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Ria Bester - Nuclear Medicine Specialists
Bellville - Cape Town

Practice Details

Practice Number: 2500094
Qualifications: M.B., Ch.B.; B.Sc (Hons), M.Sc (Nucl. Med); M.Med (Nucl. Med)
Office Contact Person:

Neil Lloyd

Office hours: Mondays - Fridays 08h00 - 16h30

Telephone No:

Louis Leipoldt Medical Centre: 021 945-3420/1

Netcare N1 City Hospital: 021 595-1201

Fax No:

Louis Leipoldt Medical Centre: 021 945-3430

Netcare N1 City Hospital: 021 595-1204

Cell No: 082 410 5075
After Hours Telephone No: 021 945 3420
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Physical Address:

Room G002, Louis Leipoldt Medical Centre, Mediclinic Louis Leipoldt, C/O Voortrekker Road and Broadway Street, Bellville, 7530, Cape Town

Room 1-2, 1st Floor Oncology and Neuro-Interventional Centre, Netcare N1 City Hospital, Louwtjie Rothman Street, Goodwood, 7460, Cape Town

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Postal Address: Room G002, Louis Leipoldt Medical Centre, Voortrekker Road, Bellville 7530

Detailed information and specialities


Dr Ria Bester is a nuclear medicine specialist based in Bellville, Cape Town. Dedicated to the practice of nuclear medicine and its benefits, Dr Bester and her team are able to provide patients with a wide range of services.

These include:

  • Skeletal scans
  • Infection imaging
  • Thyroid scans
  • Gastric emptying
  • "Milk scans" to evaluate gastro-oesophageal reflux in children
  • Hepato-biliary scans
  • Blood volume studies
  • Renograms and renal scans
  • Lung Scans
  • Cardiac Scans
  • Sentinel node scans

For patients with breast carcinoma and melanoma Dr Ria Bester does:

  • Tumour imaging (e.g. neuroendocrine scanning) is also available.
  • I-131 as therapy for patients with hyperthyroidism (overactive thyroid) is part of the service.

Dr Bester has dedicated staff, including a team of experienced radiographers: Neil Lloyd, who has been with the practice since it opened in 2000, as well as Stephanie Nieuwoudt, Blanche Theron-Scheepers and Jamie-Lee Borcherds. Her receptionist, Anlé van Heerden (at the Louis Leipoldt practice) is available to welcome patients, help with appointments, and assist with any other administrative queries.

Dr Bester is devoted to providing a reliable service to all her patients, and is happy to answer any questions you may have about nuclear medicine.


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