I enjoy all aspects of general practice. I provide care for patients of all ages, but my passion lies with children. I strive to provide a compassionate and caring service that is focused on your child’s individual healthcare needs. One of the pleasures of being a doctor is getting to know patients and hearing their stories. I do my best to understand each patient as an individual.
I also have expertise in aesthetic medicine and enjoy combining the improvement of health with the improvement of appearance. I take pride in helping patients achieve beautiful, natural results and being the best version of themselves”. When she isn't caring for our patients she enjoys spending time with her family and friends and afternoon walks with her husband and dog.
Dr. Desere Ferreira obtained her medical degree(MBChB) at Pretoria University in 2003. After 14 years of working as a GP in Umhlanga, she and her family relocated to Irene in January 2019. She has a special interest in aesthetic medicine, weight loss, small surgical procedures, and psychiatry. She also keeps up to date with the latest trends in treating ADHD. She loves traveling with her husband and four children.
Dr Fritz Potgieter received his medical degree in 1969 from the University of Pretoria, he also received a degree in pharmacology (Potchefstroom University) and sports medicine (University of Pretoria). He has been in the Intercare group for more than ten years. He has special interests in family and sports medicine.
Dr Paul Nel graduated from the University of Witwatersrand in 2010 and joined the Intercare group in May 2016. He completed a diploma in child health from the Colleges of Medicine of South Africa in 2017.
Dr Henry du Plooy received his medical degree in 1999 from the University of Pretoria and his diving and submarine medicine qualification in 2002. He subsequently also completed a MSc Sports Medicine degree from the University of Pretoria in 2004. He has special interests in sports medicine, orthopaedics, men’s health and urology