Dr. Coetser is able to help with the diagnosis and management of the following conditions of the chest and lungs:

  • Lung infections, e.g. bronchitis, pneumonia and tuberculosis
  • Asthma
  • Chronic obstructive airways disease, including chronic bronchitis and emphysema
  • Interstitial lung disease and lung fibrosis
  • Pulmonary embolism and deep vein thrombosis
  • Lung cancer (in conjunction with oncology services in the area)

Diagnostic services include lung function testing, including spirometry and 6-minute-walk testing. Chest X-rays and CT scans of the chest can be done at the local radiology department.