Family physicians and internists apply scientific knowledge and clinical expertise to the prevention, diagnosis, treatment, and compassionate care of adults across the spectrum from health to complex illness.
They manage a broad and comprehensive range of conditions and are not limited to one type of medical problem or organ system. If you have a health issue that requires specialized care, your family physician or internist will refer you to a doctor who provides the expertise you need.
Care provided by a Family Physician and Internist includes but is not limited to:
Management of chronic illnesses such as diabetes mellitus, hypertension and high cholesterol
Treatment of Infections, viruses, bacteria and parasites
Headaches, back pain and other acute pain
Vitamin and mineral deficiencies
Depression and anxiety
Adult and travel vaccinations
Health check-ups, health promotion and disease prevention
Dr. Fiona Rennie
Dr. Fiona has 26 years of experience in the field as a General Practitioner with additional interests in aviation, diving , travel medicine, women’s health , mental health and counselling. She also performs minor skin surgery procedures.
Dr. Kate is a UK trained Consultant in Family Medicine with a special focus on Sports Medicine.
She has worked with international teams including with Team GB as one of the team Doctors at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games, with British Swimming throughout 2017-18, and continues to work with World Rugby. In the past she has worked with Scottish rugby, football and also practiced at the Scottish Institute of Sport. She has worked at five major multi-sport games, including Rio 2016 and London 2012 Olympics, Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth games, Baku 2015 European Games and as Chief Medical Officer for the Great Britain Team at the Youth Olympics in Tbilisi 2015.
Concussion assessment and management
Fatigue and underperformance
Exercise prescription and advice on exercise for/with illness
Dr. Rowena is a Specialist in Family Medicine with over 28 years’ experience in a variety of clinical settings with a broad scope of practice in her field. Prior to joining Valiant Clinic, Dr. Rowena practiced in various reputable organizations in South Africa, UK and UAE. Dr. Rowena earned her Medical Degree and Postgraduate studies in Family Medicine from the University of Witwatersrand, South Africa. She is a member of the Faculty of General Practitioners and Fellow of the College of Family Practitioners of South Africa